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CMI Brief | 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ban on FGM in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7) 4 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2017
This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence rates of FGM/C in Sudan (where 89% of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:1) 16 p.
Journal Article | 2015
The horn of Africa has the highest prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in the world, including in its most severe forms. Islamic texts are often used to justify FGM/C...
in Siha Journal: Women in Islam vol. 2
CMI Report | 1990
The fluid meanings of female circumcision in a multiethinic context in Gambia. Distribution of knowlegde and linkages to sexuality
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1990:12) 25 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990
The paper discusses female circumcision in Gambia. Special focus is put on the practice as it is performed by the two most numerous ethnic categories in Gambia, Mandinka and Fula,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990:12) 21 p.