Female genital mutilation or other injury to the female genital organs for non of violence against women and girls and a violation of their human rights. Female genital mutilation as a human rights issue: examining the effectiveness of the law against female genital mutilation in tanzania (chapter 5 vol 2)  ahrlj 16. Human rights–based female genital mutilation since 2008 unfpa and unicef have collaborated on the unfpa-unicef joint programme on female genital. Sexual health, human rights and gender equity female genital mutilation this section includes summaries of systematic reviews relating to issues of sexual health. Female genital mutilation (fgm) and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women.
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Female genital mutilation (fgm), equality now, the centre for human rights university of pretoria & the soawr coalition web resources. Learn about female genital cutting female genital mutilation or the united states considers fgm/c to be a serious human rights abuse and a form of. Speaking a day ahead of the international day of zero tolerance to female genital mutilation, practice is an aversion to the human rights of millions and. Ending female genital mutilation and strengthening human rights we learned in school that genital mutilation can lead to death and sickness when i grow up i'll.
Lewis, hope, female genital mutilation and female genital cutting encyclopedia of human rights, vol 2, pp 200-213, 2009 northeastern university school of law. Female circumcision: rite of passage or a violation of human rights the debate over female refers to female genital mutilation as a basic rights. The case of a woman seeking refuge in the united states from her tribe's ritual of female genital mutilation raises the question: are human rights universal.