Sexual organ mutalation
Should international human rights law play a role? So chances are, you may benefit at some point in your life from talking…. As part of our working lives as health professionals many of us deal with women who have been excised. But Yentriyani says that most doctors are trained only in male circumcision, so they follow the same principle of slicing off flesh. The combined effect was to legitimise the practice all over again. The report also estimated that approximately 90 percent of all FGC procedures worldwide were of Types 1, 2, or 4. Blood clot formation, also known as coagulation, is your body's normal response in certain situations.
Types of FGM
The day I saw 248 girls suffering genital mutilation
Every woman has the right to have sexual health and to feel sexual pleasure for full psychophysical well-being of the person. However, FGC was actually more widespread than this, as the list excluded countries where migrant communities engaged in FGC but in which it was not widely accepted. Painful coitus is the most frequent result of the operation due to the small opening of the vagina and often recalls the pain of the mutilation. In the case of FGM in Indonesia it seems to be a cycle of forgetting. Again education is an important instrument.
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Africa | NVVN
What makes a carb good and what makes it bad? In December , the United Nations general assembly unanimously voted to work for the elimination of FGM throughout the world. This Hadith can first of all be seen as a sign that circumcision was practised in pre-Islamic times. This is highly disturbing! Prevalence of the Practice of FGM p 21 Women keep up this practice - even if they know the suffering it causes on their very own daughters - because they try to protect these from the harm they might do themselves if their sexual desire is not curbed, and because if they are not circumcised they will never find a husband. There is also a belief in some cases that women's genitalia are unfeminine, ugly or unclean.
In cases of infibulation unassisted childbirth is impossible. The African continent has a rich cultural heritage, with many traditional values. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. There is evidence that classification could be unhelpful since there is a huge variation in mutilation and clitoral damage could be unpredictable. Although religion is given as a reason of mutilation, religious scriptures show little evidence of FGM as a religious obligation.