The Horror And The Future Of Women In The Face Of The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation In Nothern Tanzania A Case Study: Longido District Arusiia Region

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ABSTRACT

The major purpose ,)f the study was to examine the horror and the future of women in the

face of the practice of female genital mutilation in Northern Tanzania., a District called

Longido in Arusha was selected as a case study becausv many reports of female genital

mutilation have been reported.

One hundred respondents were selected to participate in the study and among these, 40

were female and other 40 were males. Ten opinion leaders who included local leaders

and Health .vorkers were al5,o selected. Ten circumcisers were selected to particip" te in a

study.

Data was collected using interview guides; it was presented using pie charts, graphs and

tables. The findings revealed that men had a positive attitude towards female genitals

mutilation; female had mixed attitude with having negative attitudes while medical

practitioner: were greatly opposed to the act.

The study ( iscovered there was a great relationship between culture and female genital

mutilation v ·ith the act purely basing a cultural practice.

The study also discovered that the act of female genital mutilation had negative life long

effects in th1! individuals who underwent the ritual.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Horror And The Future Of Women In The Face Of The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation In Nothern Tanzania A Case Study: Longido District Arusiia Region. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-horror-and-the-future-of-women-in-the-face-of-the-practice-of-female-genital-mutilation-in-nothern-tanzania-a-case-study-longido-district-arusiia-region

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Horror And The Future Of Women In The Face Of The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation In Nothern Tanzania A Case Study: Longido District Arusiia Region" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-horror-and-the-future-of-women-in-the-face-of-the-practice-of-female-genital-mutilation-in-nothern-tanzania-a-case-study-longido-district-arusiia-region . Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Horror And The Future Of Women In The Face Of The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation In Nothern Tanzania A Case Study: Longido District Arusiia Region". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-horror-and-the-future-of-women-in-the-face-of-the-practice-of-female-genital-mutilation-in-nothern-tanzania-a-case-study-longido-district-arusiia-region >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Horror And The Future Of Women In The Face Of The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation In Nothern Tanzania A Case Study: Longido District Arusiia Region" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-horror-and-the-future-of-women-in-the-face-of-the-practice-of-female-genital-mutilation-in-nothern-tanzania-a-case-study-longido-district-arusiia-region