Social approaches to ending female genital mutilation

Kenya-UK collaboration working towards happier, healthier lives for women and girls The potential of a method of replacing female genital mutilation as an initiation into womanhood with culturally sensitive alternatives is to be explored. The University of Leicester is hosting a workshop on ‘Alternative Rites of Passage: Their role in anti-FGM work in Africa’ on 9 March. Organised by the Institute for Advanced Studies, the workshop coincides with the University’s week-long celebration of International Women’s Day.

Social approaches to ending female genital mutilation

The potential of a method of replacing female genital mutilation as an initiation into womanhood with culturally sensitive alternatives is to be explored.

Thu 8 Mar 18 from Medical Xpress

Female genital mutilation: seeking ‘alternative rites of passage’

Kenya-UK collaboration working towards happier, healthier lives for women and girls The potential of a method of replacing female genital mutilation as an initiation into womanhood with culturally ...

Thu 8 Mar 18 from AlphaGalileo

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