International

This report deals with the management of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period with regards to female genital mutilation. 

This is a compilation of resource materials on FGM in various languages, as well as list of organisations/campaigns and various projects on FGM.

This book documents, primarily, the medical and health facts about FGM. It also considers legislations, human rights declarations and other actors relevant to efforts to combat the practice. 

Edited by Algerian sociologist and WLUML founder, Marieme Hélie-Lucas, this bumper dossier brings you papers by over 15 contributors, including Karima Bennoune: The Law of the Republic Versus the ‘Law of the Brothers': A story of France’s law banning religious symbols in public; Pragna Patel: Cohesion, Multi-Faithism and the Erosion of Secular Spaces in the UK: Implications for the human rights of minority women; and Gita Sahgal: ‘The Question Asked by Satan’: Doubt, dissent and discrimination in 21st-century Britain

تتعامل الأحكام الإسلامية الشرعية مع أي علاقة جنسية من أي نوع خارج مؤسسة الزواج الشرعية باعتبارها جريمة تقع تحت طائلة حكم الزنا، والذي يُعرف بدوره على أنه أي ممارسة جنسية صريحة بين الرجل والمرأة. ولا تختلف عقوبة الزنا للرجل عن المرأة وهي: الجلد مائة جلدة لغير المتزوجين والرجم حتى الموت للمتزوجين - على الرغم من أن التاريخ نادراً ما يذكر أمثلة لمثل هذه العقوبات.

This is a collection of scholarly treatises on Islamic perspectives of the differences between male and female circumcision. It differentiates the two practices and shows the health effects of FGM compared to male circumcision.

This publication discusses the experience of childbirth and the difficulties faced by women and children. It also gives statistics on trends in maternal mortality rates and the issue of birth control and spacing. 

This paper is on various perspectives of FGM, the reasons for and types of FGM, and the health consequences of the practice.

 

This material is a compilation of issues regarding the effects of FGM on newborns, children, adolescents and young adults. It also shows the prevalence in various countries in Africa, and looks at the reasons why there is support for FGM in Egypt, Mali, Central African Republic and Eritrea.

This book opens with a description of female circumcision/female genital mutilation, its history and its health consequences. The authors look at the reasons used to justify controlling women's sexuality, tradition, interpretation of religious dictates and present a history of the movement working to combat it.

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