Circumcision Essay Topics

Waris Dirie and her fight against Female Circumcision

Female circumcision is a serious problem around the world. In Africa, it is a persistent traditional practice that has serious negative impact on women. Many African women came out to voice their opposition towards the practice of female circumcision and one of these women is Waris Dirie. Dirie was a model and her rise to… View Article

On Multicultural Beliefs and Myths of Sexual Anatomy

Based on what I’ve experienced and heard from one of my Asian friends, most beliefs or myths are more common to males rather than females, with practices mostly concerning the penis. Circumcision is a practice very common in certain parts of the world due to the main influence of religion. In Southeast Asia, specifically in… View Article

Female Circumcision

Societies all over the world view an individual’s transcend from childhood to adulthood as a very important chapter in their life. Many rituals are done as part of the individual’s passage through adulthood. Some are ceremonious, while others involve much pain and suffering. One such painful ritual is female circumcision experienced by females in Africa…. View Article

Female circumcision

Female circumcision, also referred to as female genital mutilation, is a traditional practice dating back to ancient times in many African and Middle Eastern countries. It is a procedure that involves the cutting, burning or removal of the clitoris, labia and sexual tissues; the specifics of the procedure vary by region and culture. Female circumcision… View Article

Half The Sky

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn are great authors who give us true stories of girls and woman from Africa and Asia and their extraordinary struggles. We view the Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who suffered devastating injuries in childbirth. Drawing on the breadth of their… View Article