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Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives
Bolokoli, khifad, tahara, tahoor, qudiin, irua, bondo, kuruna, negekorsigin, and kene-kene are a few of the terms used in local African languages to denote a set of cultural practices collectively known as female circumcision. Practiced in many countries across Africa and Asia, this ritual is hotly debated. Supporters regard it as a central coming-of-age ritual that ensure ...more
Paperback, 287 pages
Published January 22nd 2007 by University of Pennsylvania Press
(first published February 1st 2006)
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