Female Circumcision: Cultural Right or Human Wrong?

Female Circumcision: Cultural Right or Human Wrong?

This article examines female circumcision from an African perspective. It relies on the conception of human rights as laid down in the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights as the standard against which to evaluate female circumcision.

 

Female Circumcision
Paul van Zyl
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Paul van Zyl is a former Researcher at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.

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