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legal process, can it save girls from FGM?

legal process, can it save girls from FGM?

a case of three Maasai girls in Morogoro" : a report on the enforcement of the FGM law

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Published by Legal and Human Rights Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Morogoro Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Female circumcision -- Law and legislation -- Tanzania -- Morogoro Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[compiled by Kaleb Lameck Gamaya ; editors, Helen Kijo-Bisimba, Jodie Hierlmeier].
      ContributionsGamaya, K. L., Bisimba, Helen K., Hierlmeier, Jodie., Kituo cha Sheria na Haki za Binadamu (Tanzania)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTT6762.3 .L44 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 115 p. :
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3739361M
      LC Control Number2003408867

      Education can save girls from a lifetime of pain and despair." Hibo Wardere's book, Cut: FGM in Britain Today, will be released in April The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Missing: legal process. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the collective name given to a number of cultural practices that involve the partial or total cutting of female genitals. FGM can be performed as early as infancy and as late as age thirty. However, most commonly, girls experience FGM between four and twelve years of age. The origins of FGM remain unclear.

        Press Release. The African Union Launches a Continental Initiative to End Female Genital Mutilation and Save 50 million Girls at Risk. Addis Ababa, 11th February The Government of Burkina Faso and the African Union Commission, have, on the margins of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government, launched the African Union Initiative . Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female circumcision or female genital cutting, includes any procedure involving the removal or injury of part or all of external female genitalia for non medical reasons. While the practice is most common in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, FGM is also widespread in immigrant communities and metropolitan areas in the United States, and was Missing: book.

        I had never heard of FGM until this book was recommended. I read the book over many nights as I often could not go on - simply because I kept reminding myself that this happened to one little girl - and actually it happened and was still happening with millions of other little girls over the world/5(). FGM is Female Genital Mutilation, is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.”[1] FGM is often a part of growing up for girls, particularly in Africa and parts of the Middle East and Southeast g: book.


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Legal process, can it save girls from FGM? Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is against U.S. law to perform FGM/C on a girl under the age of 18, or to send or attempt to send her outside the United States so FGM/C can be performed. Violation of the law is punishable by up to 5 years in prison, fines, or both. Legal process, can it save girls from FGM.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Legal and Human Rights Centre, © (OCoLC) Online version: Legal process, can it save girls from FGM. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Legal and Human Rights Centre, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Legal and Human Rights Centre. The Legal Process: Can It Save Girls from FGM. A Case of Three Maasai Girls in Morogoro. A Report on the Enforcement of the FGM Law. Dar es Salaam: The Legal and Human Rights by:   Female genital mutilation (FGM) occurs in many parts of the world, especially in Africa.

It is a cultural practice thought to have been established centuries ago, though its origins appear to have been lost in the past. International efforts to eliminate it also have a long history. As early as the 17th century, Christian missionaries and colonial administrations in Africa attempted to prevent.

Prevalence. FGM/C is prevalent in 30 countries in Africa and several countries in Asia and the Middle East.9 The practice has also been reported among certain ethnic groups in Central and South America The rise in international migration has increased the number of girls and women in Europe, the United States, Australia, and Canada who have undergone or may undergo the practice The Author: Beth D.

Williams-Breault. In the case of female genital mutilation (FGM), an esti- mated million girls and women, mostly African, are af- fected by this practice. However, its prevalence within and among countries varies greatly and is not associated with any particular religious distribution.

Although the age range dif-File Size: KB. Facts about Female Genital Mutilation Africa is full of traditions, some are good and some are harmful. The most harmful of the traditions is female genital mutilation (FGM). The World Health Organisation estimates about / million women and girls throughout the world who have been subjected to mutilation and approximately two million girls.

Female genital mutilation and the law. The NHS has a number of specialist clinics dedicated to treating and supporting women and girls who have been affected by FGM. You can find contact details for the NHS in Useful contacts, below. The application process.

You can make an application for an FGMPO at the Family Court. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Female Genital Mutilation: Background and History A.

What is Female Genital Mutilation. Female genital mutilation (FGM)2 is the collective name given to several different traditional practices that involve the cutting of female genitals.3 The procedure is commonly performed upon girls anywhere between the ages of four and twelve as a rite of File Size: KB.

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. The practice is found in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and within communities from countries in which FGM is : Africa, Southeast Asia, Middle East, and.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been a crime in the UK since An estima girls aged 13 and under are at risk of mutilation. An estima girls. This unique book will assist those who care for women and girls who have had, or are at risk of having female genital mutilation.

It focuses on caring for both physical and psychological needs of the vulnerable or suffering and maintains an understanding, holistic and objective approach to the current situation. It contains colour plates, illustrations, photos and graphs. Background: Globally, three million girls are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) and an estimated million girls and women in the world have undergone FGM.

“An estimated million to million girls and women worldwide have undergone female gender mutilation/cutting” (Population Reference Bureau, ). This figure is enormous and unsurprisingly, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is an extremely controversial topic within the international sphere.

The term ‘Female Genital Mutilation,’ formerly adopted by the United Nations (UN) calls attention to the gravity of the harm caused by FGC practices. ‘Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)’ is the terminology used within campaigns to end these practices by anti-FGC advocates from practicing countries of origin and the western by: Female genital mutilation (FGM) refers to “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.”[1] FGM is a violation of girls’ and women’s human rights.

While the exact number of girls and women worldwide who have undergone FGM remains unknown, at least million girls and women have. Home AbuseFemale genital mutilation (FGM) real story Female genital mutilation (FGM) also known as cutting or female circumcision is a procedure carried out on girls and young women which involves removing some or all of the external genitals.

million girls and women alive today have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In her second post considering FGM and international law, Antonia Mulvey uses five criteria to explore whether FGM can constitute a crime against humanity.

In my last post, I argued that all forms of FGM can constitute torture under international law. Now, I go one step further and contend that FGM, in. This unique book will assist those who care for women and girls who have had, or are at risk of having female genital mutilation.

It focuses on caring for both physical and mental needs of the vulnerable or suffering and maintains an understanding, holistic and objective approach to the current situation. It contains colour plates, illustrations, photos and graphs. IN this legal vacuum doctors and others who provide social services that could educate and inform communities about FGM and protect uncircumcised girls are caught in the ethical bind of trying to Author: Linda Burstyn.Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a procedure where the female genitals are deliberately cut, injured or changed, but there's no medical reason for this to be done.

It's also known as female circumcision or cutting, and by other terms, such as sunna, gudniin, halalays, tahur, megrez and khitan, among g: book.The FGM Mandatory reporting duty (see Chapter 2) to report when a girl under 18 discloses she has FGM, or when the professional sees this: report is to be made to File Size: 2MB.