Female Genital Cutting

There are 4 articles (see below) in module 2 that discuss female genital cutting practices.  How does this debate relate to an understanding of cultural relativism?  What is your opinion regarding this practice?

Try to read these in order.

  1. A New Debate On Female Circumcision
  2. Circumcision or Mutilation?
  3. Sexual Consequnces of an African Intiation Rite
  4. A comprimise on Female Circumcision

 

 

 

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