This procedure is when the external genitalia are removed partly or completely. The Article Health and Medicine explains that 85 percent of women circumcised in Africa consist of the removal of the clitoris B. Tools: in every culture female circumcision is practiced differently. This practice involves cutting pricking and sometimes piercing. The tools that are used to cut and sew these young ladies are not clean or same or even met for operating on a human.
Research Proposal Thesis: It is unjust to women not having choice towards undergoing the surgical performance of Female Genital Mutilation in certain parts of the world. Three Main Arguments: Argument One- Mentally scaring someone - Traumatizing them making them has thoughts about wishing they were male instead of a female, and have low self-esteem. Argument Two- Forcing girls to undergo this procedure against their will, and they do this at such a young age Argument Three- Physical Health Concerns, many girls die because of this procedure. They can many different health problems related with female circumcision History: Female Genital Mutilation was first recorded in Europe. There are many different beliefs, one included that it was rooted by the bisexuality of gods.
Female Genital Mutilation is prevalent in 28 African countries and among a few minority groups in Asia (WHO, 2006). 1.1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Female Genital Mutilation refers to a variety of operations on the private parts of women and young girls that involves partial or total removal of the external genitalia. The practice causes injury to female genital organs for cultural or non- therapeutic reasons (WHO 2010). The cultures in which FGM are practiced are very diverse and so are the reasons behind it.
Women are generally circumcised at around 15 to 49 years old . During the procedure, she is surrounded by family. Normally, it is the family who assure that the she is in place during the procedure. Moreover, a midwife prepares the tools such as, “knife, broke piece of glass, or a specific
Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation, is most common throughout many African countries. It is least common in North America. The main reason for female circumcision to be done in the North American countries is because of the immigrants who come to North America and continue to practice their religious and cultural beliefs. For this reason many people throughout that continent are left in the dark over the controversy the subject of female circumcision is making and has been making for many years. One major reason that female circumcision is so controversial is that it is not very hygienic and many health risks come with it.
It is a widely regarded normative concept, health inequalities are defined as health disadvantages which are considered to be unfair and unjust (Vallgarda, 2006). The purpose of this paper is to identify and discuss the health inequalities of disadvantaged women living in the sub continent. The essay will briefly outline the sensitive issues of social and cultural values that being the main contributing factors for health inequalities focusing in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The modalities of applying community approach as appropriate strategy for the reduction of health inequality and prevention will be further discussed. Women face discrimination since birth.
This procedure is done mostly to young girls’ ages four to eight, this procedure is done without any care of medically trained people. The instruments used will vary and could include; sharp rocks, tin lids, razor blades, scissors or any sharp object that can cut. The girls are then stitched up and then their legs are bounded up for up to 40 days. They’re many side effects including death, serious infections like HIV, abscesses’, and tumors. This is why FGM is wrong in so many ways.
Black women are often featured in jungle settings wearing leopard skins as if they were exotic animals. In all kinds of advertising, women’s bodies are turned into “things” and “objects.” Kilbourne believes this objectification creates a climate in which there is widespread violence against women. Women’s bodies are often dismembered in ads. Just one part of the body is focused on, often the breasts. These are all clear examples supporting Kilbourne’s view on how advertisements in modern society are becoming worse by further dehumanizing women.
The inequality between men and women is clearly notable, and it is reflected in the mutilation and ablation of women. It is important to say, that this do not happen only in Africa but in Egypt and the Middle East too. Women that are told to maintain their families and communities, have no right to study, to medicine or to decide what they would like to become in life. Instead, their problems, such as malnutrition, are punished with the ablation previously mentioned. In African culture, to show pain is seemed as debility.
Nevertheless cases through India (such as the murders of young girls in Rajasthan) and Pakistan (where there has been an increase in the number of female children who are killed) indicate that gendercide is a particularly pressing issue in South Asia. In fact an increase in female infanticide in South Asia has resulted in a skewed gender ratio in the region. Throughout this essay, the phrase “South Asia” will be used to refer solely to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The following essay will have a fixed structure that is divided into three parts. First, the causes of female infanticide in South Asia will be identified.