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Qualitative research report on female circumcision in four districts in Kenya

Qualitative research report on female circumcision in four districts in Kenya

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Published by The Program in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Female circumcision -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH/Kenya).
      ContributionsProgram for Appropriate Technology in Health.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN659.K4 Q35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1075179M
      LC Control Number93980535

      Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), otherwise known as female circumcision, is a traumatic procedure performed on women and young girls, primarily in Eastern parts of the world. Among these parts, it is most common in North-Eastern, Eastern, and Western Africa, parts of the Middle East, and South East Asia. Paper Masters custom writes research papers on circumcision to be used in various courses at the college level. Medical health classes, nursing courses and sociological studies all investigate the phenomena of circumcision. Both male and female circumcision research papers can be ordered from Paper Masters.

        The practice of female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, occurs throughout the world, but it is most common in Africa. Female genital mutilation is a tradition and social custom to keep a young girl pure and a married woman faithful/5(1). factors influencing uptake of voluntary. medical male circumcision by male. adults in kasipul sub-county. by: omolo florence akinyi. a research project report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of master of arts in project planning and management, university of nairobi.

        “The girls are being paraded openly in the streets, wearing the celebration hats as a sign, as the community members sing and dance on public roads in celebration. I have counted more than Author: Rachel Horner. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the cutting or removal of external female genitalia. FGM is performed in unhygienic conditions with razor blades, knives or broken glass. This paper provides a brief overview of Female Genital Mutilation practice in Tanzania and effort made by Tanzania Government and Non Government Organizations (NGOs) to stop.


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Qualitative research report on female circumcision in four districts in Kenya Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Kenya National Committee on Traditional Practices, founded inhad as one of its objectives to carry out research into which ethnic groups practice FGM/FGC. The National Committee was reorganized to become the Kenya National Council on Traditional Practices (KNCTP).

It works in collaboration with other groups on this issue. This review aims to characterize over a year period the scientific output on the consequences of FGM in African countries, the most affected region known for the high prevalence of FGM, and review data on the socioeconomic consequences of the practice.

A systematic review of literature was done, looking at the following databases: PubMed Cited by: 7. Author(s): Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization.; Program for Appropriate Technology in Health.

Title(s): Qualitative research report on female circumcision in four districts in Kenya. Country of Publication: Kenya Publisher: Description: [6], 19 p. IMPLICATIONS ON FEMALE GENITAL CUTTING AND PROMOTIONAL STRATEGIES BY THE POKOT COMMUNITY IN THE CONTEXT OF FGC Quantitative Research Report on Female Circumcision in four Districts in Kenya.

Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Uptake of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Nyanza, Kenya among Men 18– A Qualitative Available via license: CC BY Content may be. Qualitative Research Report on Female Circumcision in Four Districts in Kenya,Female circumcision.

Female Genital Mutilation Legal, Cultural, and Medical Issues, Rosemarie Skaine, Jan 1,Social Science, pages.

"This book discusses the definition and types of FGM and explores the. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a global problem. The United Nations estimates more than million girls and women around the world suffer the.

Project descriptions and case studies from priority countries for the scale-up of voluntary medical male circumcision are available here. Additional case studies are among the promising practices identified and documented by BBC Media Action through site visits to seven countries in January to July To contribute a case study or project profile, click here.

The Complexity of Female Circumcision: Your Thoughts Duncan on the persistent problem of female circumcision in many parts of Africa and the Middle East, despite decades of campaigns led by Author: Chris Bodenner.

Research Article Attitudes toward Female Circumcision among Men and Women in Two Districts in Somalia: Is It Time to Rethink Our Eradication Strategy in Somalia. 1,2 BenteP.Bø, 1 andJohanneSundby 2 Department of Social. Kenyan 'cutter' says female genital mutilation is her livelihood A second set of laws passed in made it illegal to promote or to facilitate what used to Author: Daniel Howden.

Female Circumcision: The History, the Current Prevalence and the Approach to a Patient Jewel Llamas April Introduction Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM) or female genital cutting (FGC), is practiced in many countries spanning parts of Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Size: KB.

Circumcision in the Kurya Tribe. Male circumcision is practiced all over the region, and female circumcision is practiced in some places like the Serengeti and Tarime districts where the Wakira, Wanyabasi, Wanyanchoka and Watimbaru ethnic groups are found. These are also the ethnic groups that fight each other from time to time.

6 LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS AAP American Academy of Paediatrics ABC Abstain, Be faithful and Condomise AMA American Medical Association BUFF Brothers United for Future Foreskin DOC Doctors Opposing Circumcision HBM Health Belief Model HESA Higher Education of South Africa HIV Human Immune Deficiency Syndrome HSRC Human Science.

Female Circumcision gathers together African activists to examine the issue within its various cultural and historical contexts, the debates on circumcision regarding African refugee and immigrant populations in the U.S. and the human rights efforts to eradicate the practice. Female circumcision is the practice of removing a female’s external genitalia—most notably, the clitoris and labia.

This practice is common in Africa and the Middle East; in contrast, it is frowned upon in the Western hemisphere and even illegal in the UK. This qualitative assessment was conducted in February in three districts of Iringa region to inform the VMMC program implemented in Iringa, Tanzania, by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, with support from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP).

Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture and Gender in Kenya (Women from the Margins) [Wangila, Mary Nyangweso] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture and Gender in Kenya (Women from the Margins)Cited by: male circumcision services.

Social and Behavioural Research The project assesses behaviour, attitudes, and beliefs about male circumcision in Nyanza. It will also evaluate the impact of male circumcision on sexual risk behaviour and on the rates of HIV.

Operations Research The MCC conducts operations research to: • Identify ways to improve. LAWS OF KENYA PROHIBITION OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION ACT No.

32 of Revised Edition [] Failure to report commission of offence. Use of derogatory or abusive language. PART V – MISCELLANEOUS This Act may be cited as the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act, 2.

Coping with Circumcision: The Tribal Women of Kenya on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For many women in Kenya, female circumcision is a way of life, and life after puberty is determined according to circumcision.

Therefore.Thirty-seven of the 42 tribal communities among the Maasai in Kenya still practice Female Genital Mutilation. The preferential age for the procedure used to be 15 – now it’s done to year-olds. The problem with the representation of various forms of female circumcision as ‘mutilation’ is that the term, among other things, presupposes some irreversible and serious harm.

This is not supported by current medical research on female circumcision. But this research (Obermeyer, Morison etc) has not received any attention in Western media.