Female Genital Mutilation

BBC - Religion and Ethics - Female Circumcision
This site provides definitions, descriptions of the procedure and world views on FGM.

UNICEF (United Nations Childrens Fund) - Female Genital Mutilation

WSRC Resources include:

Walker, Alice 'Warrior Marks: female genital mutilation and the sexual blinding of women', 1993

Thiam, Awa 'Sisters in affliction: circumcision and infibulation of women', 1986

Koso-Thomas 'Circumcision of women: a strategy for eradication', 1987

Hosken 'The Hosken report: genital and sexual mutilation of females', 1993

Manresa, Kim 'The day Kadi lost part of her life', 1998

Dareer, Asma El 'Woman, why do you weep? : circumcision and its consequences', 1982

Thiam, Awa ' Speak out, black sisters : feminism and oppression in black Africa', 1986

Barnes, Virginia 'Aman: the story of a Somali girl', 1995

Kassindja, Fauziya and Bashir, Layli 'Do they hear you when you cry?', 1999

Davies, Miranda 'Third World - second sex 2', 1987

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