Female Circumcision Research Paper

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You’ve heard of male circumcision, but what about female circumcision? Female circumcision is the removal of the external female genitalia. Some cultures around the world practice it, especially in parts of Africa. Kenya has recently banned the practice but, parents are risking the penalties to have their daughters circumcised. If they are not circumcised, they are considered to be a child and are ignored by their community. Circumcised females in these communities are considered ready for marriage, it’s their rite of passage to adulthood. Many people considered the practice to be unethical and a violation of human rights. Female circumcision should be considered a protected cultural practice. Other communities consider the practice to be

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