Factors responsible for sustaining the practice of female circumcision in tumaini zone, nyandarua north district of kenya.

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ABSTRACT 

This study attempted to analyze the factors responsible for the persistence female circumcision among the people of Tumaini zone, Nyandarua North district of Kenya. It \H,s realized that despite the tireless effons of the international community to stop Female Circumcision the practice still goes on in Kenya. The indigenous people take it for cultural, religious, social conformity, sexuality control among other items thus peqJetuate it. Data was gathered using qualitati\·e methods like intervie\\·s. focus group discussions and observation and quantitative methods \\'here questionnaires were used. Secondan· data \H,s gathered through Iibrarv search. Data \\'as descriptive!\· anal\·zed and presented in a statistical \\'ay \\'here percentages, ratios \\'ere integrated in charts, tables, and graphs. Findings sho\\'ed that indigenous people emphasized circumcision of \\·omen because it sho\\'s brm·eness since the exercise 1s so painful ancl one who stands it can as \\'ell stand life challenges especially marriage life. While religious leaders argued that it is used for body cleaning. Recommendations and conclusion was made. \ 

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APA

Edu, F (2021). Factors responsible for sustaining the practice of female circumcision in tumaini zone, nyandarua north district of kenya.. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/factors-responsible-for-sustaining-the-practice-of-female-circumcision-in-tumaini-zone-nyandarua-north-district-of-kenya

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu. "Factors responsible for sustaining the practice of female circumcision in tumaini zone, nyandarua north district of kenya." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-responsible-for-sustaining-the-practice-of-female-circumcision-in-tumaini-zone-nyandarua-north-district-of-kenya . Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu. "Factors responsible for sustaining the practice of female circumcision in tumaini zone, nyandarua north district of kenya.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-responsible-for-sustaining-the-practice-of-female-circumcision-in-tumaini-zone-nyandarua-north-district-of-kenya >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu. "Factors responsible for sustaining the practice of female circumcision in tumaini zone, nyandarua north district of kenya." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/factors-responsible-for-sustaining-the-practice-of-female-circumcision-in-tumaini-zone-nyandarua-north-district-of-kenya