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    Female Circumcision Amongst the Hofriyati: A Social Problem As one would expect, there are many social issues and problems that are presently raising issues within this day and age. As well, there are many social problems and cases of phenomenon that have occurred much before this current time period. These issues, in some cases, have had harmful effects that are still visible to this day. These problems, while all being important, carry their own sort of significance in regards to the people in

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    whether or not female genital mutilation is a morally sound practice. Afterall, why does anyone in America have the right to judge this practice or to intervene, especially with the presence of male circumcision in our own culture? The means by which they received these circumcisions however, are totally different than a third world countries female genital circumcision procedure. Male circumcision is largely done in a clean, organized and safe environment while female circumcision is done mostly

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    Following my reading of female circumcision showed what it's like to be a female in areas of Africa that do this as the norm like a tradition. It also shows the fight of the females in this area and how they want to change these Norm's so they do not have to go through the pain and suffering of this terrible Act. What I think after reading this? I feel incredibly uncomfortable I'm also shocked to hearing about this and also surprisingly interested at what goes on and why they do this. The reason

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    Female Circumcision Duong Ly PS 309 Human Sexuality Abstract Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation, is a traditional practice, adopted mainly in several countries in Africa but has been remained unknown for many other societies. It applies usually on young girls before their first menstruation and involves the removal of the external female genital, clitoris, either partly or completely, associated with sewing the vagina opening shut. However, in some cases, women

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    painful one? Female Circumcision is a procedure that is a tradition to many cultures. The purpose of this procedure is to make women stay faithful to their husbands and not become promiscuous, as they get older. This procedure is not safe and has many side effects. Female Circumcision is a shocking procedure that cause women pain and suffering for the rest of their lives. The first thing I did was, I conducted a survey with general questions relating to female circumcision. The point of

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    A diverse array of traditional, religious, and cultural customs is practiced cross-culturally throughout the world. Female circumcision, also known as Female genital mutilation, or female genital cutting is a custom that has sparked controversy among many people belonging to other cultures not accustomed to the practice. They have presented the question of whether female circumcision is a practice that should be advocated or even allowed at all. My view is that the notion of basic human rights and

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    having FGC each year”(DHHS). Circumcision can be preformed on both males and females. It is common a common practice among western cultures to preform circumcisions on males. Female circumcision is uncommon and is illegal in most countries and considered a violation of human rights. Male circumcision is done by removing the foreskin around the head of the penis and is usually done 1-2 days after birth. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Male circumcision reduces the risk that a man will

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    orders have just been sent out -- Every female is to be circumcised. Rumor has it that the newest Pharaoh is not very well-endowed and wants the females in his land to be circumcised to enhance his sexual pleasure (qtd. in Gruenbaum 43). Although such an account seems amusing, female circumcision and its effects are real. It is thought that female circumcision has been around for at least twenty centuries (Gruenbaum 193). Despite its age, female circumcision is only recently being discussed and

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    My Views on Female Circumcision I have heard about female circumcision but I have never seen it done. I was in a great shock while watching the girl being circumcised in the video shared by the professor. The female genital mutilation was done in an untidy environment, without anesthesia or antiseptic; and to see it done with unsterilized and sharp tool like razor blades was disheartening. Medically, some of the effects of female genital mutilation includes: severe pain, urinary complications and/or

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    “Female Circumcision” is a global violence against women. According to a Sociology textbook: Essentials of Sociology, “Female circumcision surgery occurs seven to ten days after birth, but in others it is not performed until girls reach adolescence. Among most groups, it takes place between the ages of 4 and 8” (285). The textbook also states that about 140 million females have been circumcised worldwide. This practice takes different shapes in different cultures. There are women who are strong

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