Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective

Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective

by Hilary Burrage

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472419941
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/28/2015
Edition description: 1
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Hilary Burrage is a consultant sociologist and journalist, also advising the Guardian newspaper on FGM. Earlier in her career Hilary was a university Research Associate in community health and a college Senior Lecturer in health and social care. Community engaged, and with grounded board-level and national experience of regeneration, science, health, environmental issues, politics and culture, Hilary has worked and collaborated in many contexts, from Liverpool via London to Prague and New York. A former AFS (American Field Service) Scholar, Hilary is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Demography and epidemiology of FGM; Socio-economic analysis; Perceptions and beliefs over time; Men, women and power; Clinical issues; Legislation and governance; Prevention - formal approaches; Prevention - communities; Prevention - information and education; Prevention - social services and multi-agency work; UK politics and the media; Will FGM in the UK be eradicated in a decade?; Further reading; Multimedia resources; Organisations; Appendix; Index.

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