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Female genital mutilation proposals for change by Efua Dorkenoo

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Published by Minority Rights Group in London .
Written in English



  • Africa.,
  • Middle East.


  • Female circumcision -- Africa.,
  • Clitoridectomy -- Africa.,
  • Infibulation -- Africa.,
  • Sex customs -- Africa.,
  • Female circumcision -- Middle East.,
  • Clitoridectomy -- Middle East.,
  • Infibulation -- Middle East.,
  • Sex customs -- Middle East.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFemale circumcison, excision, and infibulation.
Statementby Efua Dorkenoo and Scilla Elworthy.
SeriesMinority Rights Group international report ;, 92/3
ContributionsElworthy, Scilla.
LC ClassificationsGN484 .F44 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1140848M
ISBN 100946690901
LC Control Number94110176

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