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Circumcision of women

a strategy for eradication

by Olayinka Koso-Thomas

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Published by Zed Books in London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Leone.,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Female circumcision -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Clitoridectomy -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Infibulation -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Initiation rites -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Female circumcision -- Complications -- Sierra Leone.,
    • Anthropology, Cultural -- Africa.,
    • Circumcision.,
    • Clitoris -- surgery.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 108-109.

      StatementOlayinka Koso-Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN484 .K67 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 109 p. :
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2385331M
      ISBN 100862327008, 0862327016
      LC Control Number87014238


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Her study of the practice in Sierra Leone demonstrates its important role in the traditional initiations of females into both womanhood and society in parts of West Africa. Female circumcision, the author writes, "offers a major test of whether it is possible to reconcile cultural relativist respect for cultural diversity with the desire to improve the lives of girls and women across cultural boundaries."Cited by: The book The Circumcision of Women: A Strategy for Eradication, Olayinka Koso-Thomas is published by Zed Books.

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Circumcision of women. London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J., USA: Zed Books, © As Ayaan Hirsi Ali so painfully recalls in her book Infidel, female genital mutilation removes sexual satisfaction, routinely causes some extreme, life-threatening health problems, and severely oppresses women by attempting to make them docile, subservient and asexual.

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Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) means piercing, cutting, removing, or sewing closed all or part of a girl's or woman's external genitals for no medical reason. Researchers estimate more thangirls and women in the U.S. have experienced or are at risk of FGM/C. 1 Worldwide, as many as million girls and women alive today have been cut.

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Circumcision is the cutting away of the foreskin of the penis. It was originally a rite of passage to test the courage of young men in tribal societies.

It became common among the Israelites of the Bible. According to Jeremiahthe peoples of Edom, Moab and Ammon also practised circumcision. Where did the practice of circumcision come. Clinicians should note that some circumcised women report having satisfying sexual relations: one study of infibulated Sudanese women found that the majority reported experiencing sexual desire, pleasure, and orgasm, despite a cultural norm to hide these experiences.

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An interesting question came to me - since the covenant with Abraham included circumcision, and of course this was no problem for the boys, but what about the woman and girls.

Circumcision historically was not limited to only Africa and the Middle East. A form of circumcision was also practiced in Oceania and Aboriginal Australia using sea shells as the cutting instrument. Circumcision in Oceania and Australia was a rite of Author: Caleb Strom. #N#A circumcised penis does not have a foreskin.

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Category Slideshow. Media in category "Circumcised human penis" The following files are in this category, out of. Perhaps women after Sarah, as the ones bearing life, carry on the covenant between God and Abraham and Sarah’s descendants in the most basic, physical way.

Maybe circumcision is a male ritual to include men in a physical way in the covenant that women make real in their flesh when they bear the next generation.

This view has its own problems. The woman is going to go live with her husband’s family, and it’s part of inclusion among other women whose identity is as a circumcised woman. She’s reliant on her mother-in-law and her.

Female circumcision is gaining popularity day by day as Muslim women become aware of its importance. In the early days of Islam – which were its best days- all Muslim women were circumcised. It was regarded as a fitra duty like male circumcision and treated as such. All fitra duties are applicable to both males and females.

Many Somali women and girls, as well as women and girls from other parts of Africa, have fled their homelands and gone into exile in Europe and America to escape circumcision and infibulation.

So-called female circumcision, in the form of excision of the labia minora and clitoris (clitoridectomy) aimed at destroying sexual sensation, is known in Islam (although it is a cultural, not a religious practice) and in certain societies of Africa, South America, and elsewhere. The tale writes into Israel's sacred story a precedent for inclusion of non-Jews in the people of God by using a woman, whose body is ineligible for circumcision.

Circumcision is fundamental to patriarchy, but it is not holy. There they are, the twin fears: the fear of woman and the fear of pleasure. Circumcision is the antidote which both assuages and perpetuates these ancient terrors.

This is the achievement and true purpose of circumcision. In the book on Traditions that affect the health of women and children, which was published by the World Health Organization in it says: With regard to the type of female circumcision which involves removal of the prepuce of the clitoris, which is similar to male circumcision, no harmful health effects have been noted.

In the Book of Jos (Joshua ) we read that the Israelites were circumcised at Gilgal ("Rolling"), and thus the "reproach of Egypt" was "rolled away." Apparently circumcision in the case of the Hebrews was prohibited during the Egyptian period--circumcision being a distinctive mark of the ruling race.

The campaign against female genital mutilation in colonial Kenya (–), known as the female circumcision controversy, is a period within Kenyan historiography known for efforts by British missionaries, particularly from the Church of Scotland, to stop the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Kenya.

The British campaign was met with resistance by the Kikuyu people, the country. Men and women who consider male circumcision as an HIV preventive method must continue to use other forms of protection such as male and female condoms, delaying sexual debut and reducing the number of sexual partners.

Researchers have issued two important cautionary statements about these findings. First, their results are specific to. The association between circumcision rates and abuses toward women could be related to the long-term psychological effects of circumcision on men which, in addition to low self-esteem and anger, include disruption in the mother-male child relationship, post-traumatic stress disorder, weakened relationships with women, and low empathy.

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Genesis reveals that Abraham was declared to be righteous before he and his offspring were circumcised. Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the tip of the penis. Yet, this cutting away of the foreskin of a male’s penis was symbolic of God’s covenant with Abraham when he had already been declared righteous by faith.

Circumcision. If you have a baby boy, you likely will be asked whether you want him to be circumcised. Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin, which is the skin that covers the tip of the penis.

It's a good idea to think about this before going into labor because it. CIRCUMCISION. Circumcision is mandatory for Muslims based on tradition, but it is not mentioned in the Qur'an itself. The following section is found in the standard Shafi'i manual of Islamic law which states in English translation: BOOK E: PURIFICATION e Circumcision is obligatory (O: for both men and women.

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. It’s common in the United States and parts of Africa and the Middle East but less common in Europe and some countries. It is Author: Brian Krans.

Whether it was Greek authorities killing Jews for circumcising their infant boys (1 Maccabees 1: ), Jewish zealots forcibly circumcising uncircumcised Jewish boys (1 Maccabees 2: 46) or Muslim zealots forcibly circumcising Christian men, women and children in Ambon, Indonesia (Sydney Morning Herald Janupage 25), there has.

An early study in Uganda noted that women from tribes that do not practice circumcision reported deriving greater sexual pleasure from circumcised men In a later study of female partners of male participants in the RCT of MC in Rakai, 40% of the women reported increased sexual satisfaction after MC, 3% reported decreased satisfaction, and 57 Cited by: 1.

FGM is illegal in Nigeria. But one Facebook user posted graphic pictures showing children being circumcised and asked parents to bring their children for the procedure at his home. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), female genital mutilation (FGM), also referred to as “female circumcision” or “female cutting”, “comprises 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”.The WHO estimates that about million girls and women worldwide Cited by: 4.

Circumcision.—The Heb. TVLH, like the Gr. peritome, and the Lat. circumcisio, signifies a cutting and, specifically, the removal of the prepuce, or foreskin, from the number and variety of tribes and nations who practiced it are surprising; a conservative estimate places the number that practice it in our day at two hundred millions.

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