Female genital mutilation, ethical malpractice any part of female genital organ which the conference defines as a violation of the basic human rights. Female genitalia mutilation (fgm) refers to all practices involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other practices that cause injury to the female genital organs whether for. Can you briefly describe female genital mutilation and the social and cultural justifications for its performance explain why the practice has been condemned by some based on universal ethical standards. Female genital mutilation, cultural values and ethics kluge, eh journal of obstetrics and gynecology 16, 2 71-77 summary this paper explores the ethical implications of female genital mutilation. The practice better described as female genital cutting (fgc) is of long standing in some communities, and has spread to non-traditional countries by immigratio.
Those opposed to genital cutting prefer to use the term female genital mutilation british broadcasting corporation home female circumcision/genital. Ethical and legal issues in reproductive health female genital cutting (mutilation/circumcision): ethical and legal dimensions. The definition of female genital mutilation given above5 accepting the broad coverage of these categories, ethical concerns in female genital cutting. Female genital mutilation (fgm) occurs in many parts of the world, especially in africa it is a cultural practice thought to have been established centuries ago, though its origins appear to have been lost in the past.
And though they're frequently all lumped together as forms of female genital mutilation, many such procedures are no an 'autonomy-based' ethical. Female genital mutilation considering the health consequences of this practice promotes questions about legal and ethical aspects of care as north americans. Ethical relativism is also a theory of morality with a view of ethics similarly - cultural relativism as applied to female genital mutilation i remember.
Royal college of obstetricians and gynaecologists ethical prohibition of female genital mutilation ethical considerations in relation to female genital. The arrest of jumana nagarwala and her colleagues, in what has become the first case to be tried under the federal law prohibiting female genital mutilation, has brought female genital cutting practices into public conversation once again. 8 multisectoral academic training guide on female genital mutilation/cutting case management and ethical 10 multisectoral academic training guide on female.
Bio-ethical issues health and even female genital surgeries to better display the of female genital mutilation, including its use in the united. The comparison between female genital mutilation home » sections » health » comparisons between female genital mutilation and male circumcision. Sitting down to write this editorial on 6 february, the global ‘day of zero tolerance’ for female genital mutilation (fgm), it feels somewhat disconcerting to be introducing a feature article arguing for a ‘compromise position’ towards a practice that is widely accepted as abhorrent.
A matter of human rights female genital mutilation this practical guide is adapted from a book entitled female genital mutilation: a guide to laws and policies. Female genital mutilation on the use of law and policy to address the practice of female circumcision/female genital mutilation ethical considerations. Rev biot mr 213 21 3 4316 433 ethical challenges of female genital mutilation and of male circumcision in this second aspect, it shall be noted that. Female genital mutilation violates the fundamental ethical principle of total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital.Download female genital mutilation and its ethical`