“Female Circumcision/Female Genital Mutilation”

This article gives detailed information about Female Genital Mutilation and women’s sexuality; it outlines the practice of FGM in Africa and amongst minorities in Asia. It also talks about the state’s obligation to protect children and observe human rights standards, as well as calling for cultural tolerance and acceptance of social diversity.

Toubia, Nahid
Source publication: 
In Encyclopaedia of Reproductive Technologies, Annette Burfoot (ed.). Boulder, CO: Westview Press. P. 144-116