Female genital mutilation (fgm) is cutting off part or all of the female genitals that are outside of the body fgm is also called female genital cutting and female circumcision. Operation involving removal of any of various parts of the female external genital organs. Webmd explains the basic facts on circumcision, including the benefits and risks of having it done. A comparison of male circumcision to female circumcision if female circumcision is genital mutilation, is male circumcision genital mutilation.
The practice of female “circumcision,” or traditional female genital surgery, is simultaneously complex and controversial although some consider it a human rights infringement, others view it as an integral part of cultures in which it remained unchallenged for centuries with more than 30,000. Female genital cutting (fgc), also known as female genital mutilation (fgm), female circumcision, or female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c), is any procedure involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs "whether for. Defending female circumcision : home what is female circumcision physical side effects psychological side effects defending female circumcision.
Female genital mutilation is supposed to protect women from the side effects of promiscuity this is something that doesn't work. The world health organisation's biased classification of female circumcision as fgm from a perspective of harm is not supported by any scientific study. The first mention of male and female circumcision appears in writings by a greek geographer who visited egypt around 25 bc.
You have a long section about female genital mutilation, but what are your views on male genital mutilation why make a distinction dear reader, while some people may consider any kind of circumcision to be a form of mutilation, it is important to identify the distinction between male and female. Could you explain me what is the medical benefit of girl’s circumcision. Female circumcision, aka female genital mutilation, encompasses a painful & invasive surgical procedure which is usually performed on young women.
In 2012 the united nations passed a resolution to ban female genital mutilation (fgm) - a practice that puts millions of girls a year at risk of serious physical. This annotated bibliography provides an overview of the practice of female genital mutilation it presents several different issues including the types of genital mutilation employed, the justifications advanced by supporters of the practice, the societal treatment of females across the world, and finally some of the legal implications. Female genital mutilation can also be called female genital cutting or female circumcisionalthough the practice predates the birth of islam, it has taken on a dimension of the religion. I recently had a conversation that challenged what i thought i knew about the controversial ritual known as “female genital cutting,” or, more commonly, female genital mutilation fgc, as it is abbreviated, involves an elder or other community member slicing off all or part of a woman’s.
Female circumcision involves partial or complete removal of outer female genitalia here’re some before and after circumcision pictures of females. Rozin’s case study for examining clashing cultural perspectives is the practice variously referred to as female circumcision or female genital mutilation (the more loaded term). Female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia unicef estimated in 2016 that 200 million women had undergone the procedures in 27 countries in africa, as well as in indonesia, iraqi kurdistan and yemen, with a rate of 80–98.
This page contains a 1959 medical journal article describing alleged medical indications for female circumcision noharmm is a non-profit, direct-action men's network organized against circumcision of healthy male infants and children. Female genital mutilation (fgm) comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons as defined by the world health organisation (who).
A free collection of articles about female genital cutting published in the new york times. Female genital mutilation, also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. Mfi pamphlet #1 female genital mutilation: an islamic perspective by imad-ad-dean ahmad, phd minaret of freedom institute the mfi pamphlet series, initiated by the minaret of freedom institute aims to make widely available, at a minimal cost, a summary of authentic islamic positions on important issues of the day.Download