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Johanna Waritay and Ann-Marie Wilson
Source         : Christian Council of Tanzania, African Inland Church of Tanzania, Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Network (AFNET), Tearfund, 28 Too Many
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This study was designed based on quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to understand the current extent of FGM/C in the churches and communities of Mara, Singida and Dodoma Regions, including the nature and extent of the practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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Mint Akhyarhoum, Salma, Aminata Diop, Ilse Worm
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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One way of inducing behavior change and promoting the abandonment of FGM/C in Mauritania is by encouraging religious leaders to sensitize their communities about the practice that is falsely associated with Islam. GIZ’s supra-regional project “Ending Female Genital
Year   : 2013
 
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Islamic Republic of Mauritania and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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This guide is a tool for planning a sermon or any other communication method based on religious means to explain the position of Islam towards FGM and to encourage people to collectively abandon the practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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Gosch, Karen, Cindy Hörmansdörfer, Edwige Sangli, Inge von der Ley
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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GIZ supported the integration of FGM as a topic within the school education system in Burkina Faso as a long term approach that will lead to social change and the abandonment of FGM. This report highlights the effectiveness of the “Ending Female Genital Mutilation” program administered by GIZ in charge of education
Year   : 2013
 
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von der Ley, Inge
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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GIZ's supraregional project “Ending Female Genital Mutilation” encourges the abolition of female genital mutilation in Mali by providing technical support to state structures responsible for education, with a specific focus on integrating the topic of FGM into primary education. This summary provides an overview of the implementation process and highlights the key factors that contributed towards the project’s success
Year   : 2013
 
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Nissrin Hoffmann
Source         : Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
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Considered as one of the very high FGM-concentrated countries, Egypt still suffers from associating the practice of FGM/C with misinterpreted religious teachings especially that of Islam. This study questions the extent by which religion has played a role in bolstering the practice of FGM/C in Egypt.
Year   : 2013
 
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G.O. Ayenigbara, S.I. Aina and T.D. Famakin
Source         : Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences
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With the practice of FGM/C being deeply entrenched in Nigerian culture, it became widely spread and difficult to hamper. This study explores the various types of FGM performed on girls and women as well as the reasons behind its prevalence.
Year   : 2013
 
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TPO Uganda, UNFPA, UNICEF
Source         : TPO Uganda, UNFPA, UNICEF
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TPO Uganda in this report show the efforts made in Amudat district to reduce the practice of FGM by offering capacity building sessions for community based organizations and other formal and informal support structures to sensitize communities through dialogue and peer led behavior change
Year   : 2013
 
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Karim Naguib
Source         : Boston University
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This paper tries to identify the social effects of FGM and its medicalization on a household's decision to practice FGM using instrumental variables based on spatial location.
Year   : 2012
 
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Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty
Source         : Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty
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This Facilitator Training Manual is created to guide trainers in equipping religious leaders to address the harmful traditional practices of FGM/C and Early Marriage with their congregants. The manual is tailored to meet the unique and appropriate needs of Ethiopian Muslim religious leaders.
Year   : 2012
 
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