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Author Rogo, Khama
Title Female Genital Cutting, Women's Health, and Development : The Role of the World Bank
Imprint Herndon : World Bank Publications, 2007
©2007
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Series World Bank Working Papers
World Bank Working Papers
Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Summary -- Chapter 1. Why Should the World Bank Be Concerned with FGM/C? -- Chapter 2. Background Information about FGM/C -- Chapter 3. Review of Programs, Interventions and Legislation -- Chapter 4. The Role of Legislation in Ending FGM/C -- Chapter 5. FGM/C and the Work of the World Bank -- Bibliography -- Back cover
This strategy paper provides a comprehensive understanding of the issue of female genital mutilation/cutting-scope,challenges, opportunities, best practices, and how communities, development agencies, and national governments can work together to eliminate the practices on the ground. The World Bank is committed to assisting governments in ending the practice of female genital cutting, as the practice has a direct, negative impact on the health and well-being of women around the world. The recommendations set forth in this paper take advantage of the World Bank's comparative advantage in dealing with governments. Continued silenceperpetuates the practice, thereby undermining women's productivity
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rogo, Khama Female Genital Cutting, Women's Health, and Development : The Role of the World Bank Herndon : World Bank Publications,c2007 9780821371831
Subject World Bank.;Female circumcision -- Africa.;Women -- Health and hygiene -- Africa.;Women in development -- Africa.;Economic development -- Africa
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Alt Author Subayi, Tshiya
Toubia, Nahid
Sharief, Eiman Hussein
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