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FEMALE GENITAL MUTJLATION: AN OVERVIEW.

Adekeye, Olujide A (2003) FEMALE GENITAL MUTJLATION: AN OVERVIEW. Ilorin Researcher, 4. pp. 40-46.

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Abstract

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a contentious and controversia11ssue. It has generated a lot of arguments in favour of and against 1t. Female genital mutilation is a harmful tradition'al ;practice against women. It should be stated categorically that female genital mutilation (FGM) is notthe most lethal o the practices affecting women health, hut is still theme>st humiliating accompanied by severe physical and mental torment for women Thou h he practice has been abolished in the western world, it is s ill a source of terror for Afr.ican women. In most communities in "' ica, female genital mutilation is seen as rite of passage from • i ood to adulthood and, hence, their resolve not to do away wit e harmful practice. The present study, which is a general ove ~"' ,' of female genital mutilation , is designed to sensitize the ge e:a o ·c especially the t~ ~male folks about the issues surroundrng · cumcision.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2015 21:41
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2015 21:41
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3964

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