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Female circumcision : multicultural perspectives / edited by Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf.

Contributor(s): Abusharaf, Rogaia Mustafa
Language: English Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.Description: 287 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780812219418 (pbk)
Contents:
Introduction: the custom in question / Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf. 1. Local contexts and current debates. "Had this been your face, would you leave it as is?": female circumcision among Nubians of Egypt / Fadwa El Guindi; Male and female circumcision: the myth of the difference / Sami A. Aldeeb Abu-Sahlieh. 2. African campaigns to eradicate female circumcision. Community-based efforts to end female genital mutilation in Kenya: raising awareness and organizing alternative rites of passage / Asha Mohamud, Samson Radeny, and Karin Ringheim; A community of women empowered: the story of Deir El Barsha / Amal Abdel Hadi; Strategies for encouraging the abandonment of female genital cutting experiences from Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Mali / Nafissatou J. Diop and Ian Askew; The Sudanese national committee on the eradication of harmful traditional practices and the campaign against female genital mutilation / Hamid El Bashir; The Babiker Badri scientific association for women's studies and the eradication of female circumcision in the Sudan / Shahira Ahmed; "My grandmother called it the three feminine sorrows: the struggle of women against female circumcision in Somalia / Raqiya D. Abdalla. 3. Debates in immigrant-receiving societies. The double-edged sword: using the criminal law against female genital mutilation / Audrey Macklin; Representing Africa in the Kasinga asylum case / Charles Price; Afterword: safe harbor and homage / L. Amede Obiora
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the custom in question / Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf. 1. Local contexts and current debates. "Had this been your face, would you leave it as is?": female circumcision among Nubians of Egypt / Fadwa El Guindi; Male and female circumcision: the myth of the difference / Sami A. Aldeeb Abu-Sahlieh. 2. African campaigns to eradicate female circumcision. Community-based efforts to end female genital mutilation in Kenya: raising awareness and organizing alternative rites of passage / Asha Mohamud, Samson Radeny, and Karin Ringheim; A community of women empowered: the story of Deir El Barsha / Amal Abdel Hadi; Strategies for encouraging the abandonment of female genital cutting experiences from Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Mali / Nafissatou J. Diop and Ian Askew; The Sudanese national committee on the eradication of harmful traditional practices and the campaign against female genital mutilation / Hamid El Bashir; The Babiker Badri scientific association for women's studies and the eradication of female circumcision in the Sudan / Shahira Ahmed; "My grandmother called it the three feminine sorrows: the struggle of women against female circumcision in Somalia / Raqiya D. Abdalla. 3. Debates in immigrant-receiving societies. The double-edged sword: using the criminal law against female genital mutilation / Audrey Macklin; Representing Africa in the Kasinga asylum case / Charles Price; Afterword: safe harbor and homage / L. Amede Obiora

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