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FEMALE GENITALMUTILATION
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1History behind Female genital mutilation...................................................................................1Origin of Female genital mutilation............................................................................................1Performing female genital mutilation.........................................................................................2Reason behind performing female genital mutilation.................................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................3REFERENCES................................................................................................................................4
INTRODUCTIONFemale genital mutilation is also known as female genital cutting or female circumcision.It is a ritual that is followed in various regions. In this female genital part is been cut or removed.It can make any female extremely weak and exhausted. Female circumcision is considered asillegal (Abdulcadir et.al. (2016). This practice is done without any specific medical reason.Report will highlight information like history and origin of female genital mutilation. It will alsodiscuss about the origin of ill practice. Assignment also lays emphasis on the reason behindfollowing of this practice and how it is been performed in different regions.MAIN BODYHistory behind Female genital mutilationHistory of female genital mutilation is quiet uncertain. Researchers are also involved infinding out exact history behind it. The origin of female circumcision or removal of their genitalparts has been discovered to be originated in ancient Egypt. It is been practised in manycountries including the Africa, middle east and South Africa (Female genital history and culture,(2018). Most of the time it is been followed only in traditional group who are living in backwardareas and have no sort of education. Researchers and historical have found out that this practiceis been followed in some traditional communities as they think that it is a religious requirementto serve female genital part. They think it makes their god happy. Also, it has been presented thatancient Egyptians are engaged in this type of practice to avoid early women pregnancy and slave.Many other anthropologist founded out that African traditional communities werehistorically involved in this practice in order to protect their women from getting raped. This wasthere early attempt to control the population growth (Cerejo (2017). Also, ancient Egyptian had abelieve and thought that women are being made to sacrificed and serve their god in this way.Main reason behind practician of female circumcision is cultural thoughts, beliefs and socialvalue. Many traditional communities think that by this way a girl can be raised properly. Also,Africans perform this practice so that there women can not have any extra marital affair and isonly engaged in serving them. Female genital mutilation is considered as illegal in manyregions. This can make a woman totally exhausted, depressed and affect their well-being.Origin of Female genital mutilationFemale genital mutilation has been originated in the parts of Africa, Asia and ancientEgypt. The traditional groups and communities of these regions have varied and different reason1
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