Attitudes towards the practice of Female Genital Mutilation among people in Somali and Harari Regional States, Eastern Ethiopia

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also referred to as female genital cutting or female circumcision, refers to all procedures that involve the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury inflicted on the female genital organs for reasons that are not medical.Globally, over 140 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation/circumcision (FGM/C), with nearly 3 million girls at risk for the practice every year. The practice is most common in 28 countries in the eastern, north-eastern and western regions of Africa, including Ethiopia,Ethiopia has large ethnic group 46/ 82 carry out FGM. Despite years of heavy investment, female genital mutilation (FGM) has major support in countries such as Somalia and Ethiopia.Therefore, this study aims to investigate the attitude towards The practice of FGM among young Ethiopian’s age group 16-22 in Harari and Somali regions. Using cross sectional study design by quantitative and qualitative data.

Prosjektbeskrivelse med vedlegg

TSD

  • Ja

Biobank

  • Nei

Godkjenninger

NSD - Ja 1 fil

Tidspunkt for anonymisering og sletting av dataene

  • Anonymisering: november 2015
  • Sletting: januar 2018

REK - Ja 1 fil

Tidspunkt for anonymisering og sletting av dataene

  • Anonymisering: november 2015
  • Sletting: januar 2018

Andre godkjenninger1 fil

Prosjektleder

Johanne Sundby

Ansvarlig enhet

Avdeling for samfunnsmedisin og global helse

Forskere

Prosjekttype

  • Ph.d.-prosjekt

Helsefaglig forskning

  • Ja

Personopplysninger

  • Ja

Tidsperiode

  • Start: januar 2015
  • Slutt: januar 2018
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