Female Circumcision and Kenyan Law : A Case Study

TitleFemale Circumcision and Kenyan Law : A Case Study
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsStanfield, MA
Corporate AuthorsIowa State University, Bioethics Program,
Pagination37 p.
PublisherIowa State University
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsBIOETHICS , HUMAN rights , MEDICINE , Public Policy
AbstractIn 2001, the Kenyan government passed the Children Act, which bans subjecting children to female circumcision, early marriage, or other cultural rites, customs or traditional practices that are likely to negatively affect the child'd life, health, social welfare, dignity, or physical or psychological development. For this case, your class will be divided up into different interest parties and advocate for a specific group who wishes to appeal, amend or support this Act.
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