Search for dissertations about: "fgm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word fgm.

  1. 1. Created by God: How Somalis in Swedish Exile Reassess the Practice of Female Circumcision

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Sara Johnsdotter Carlbom; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islam; cultural change; exile; Somalis; FGM; female circumcision; female genital mutilation; Islamisation; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen handlar om hur kvinnlig omskärelse diskuteras av svensksomalier, men också om hur kvinnlig omskärelse diskuteras offentligt i det svenska samhället. Det konstateras att det finns en stor klyfta mellan dessa diskurser. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genital mutilation of girls in Sudan : Community- and hospital-based studies on female genital cutting and its sequelae

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Lars Almroth; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: In spite of many decades of campaigns, female genital mutilation (FGM) is still highly prevalent in Sudan. One reason for this might be that campaigns have failed to approach fundamental values of FGM. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Owolabi Bjälkander; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: The prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sierra Leone is the seventh highest in Africa, yet little research has been done on its effects on girls and women. Objectives: This thesis aims to provide knowledge on the effects and experiences of girls and women, and the views of adolescent boys, about FGM which is performed within the initiation ceremony of the Bondo Society in Sierra Leone. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female genital mutilation : determinants and consequences among girls and women in Sudan

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Sozan Elmusharaf; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a reality in Sudan, Egypt and sub - Saharan Africa with three million girls at risk of be ing subjected to the practice annually and approximately 140 million girls and women currently liv ing with its consequences worldwide. Five hospital - based studies were conducted in Khartoum state, Sudan, with the following aims: (I) To investigate the asso ciation between FGM and primary infertility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling of methane and hydrogen enriched methane flames in industrial gas turbine burners

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Engineering

    Author : Daniel Moell; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : The majority of the power production in the world today is based on combustion of coal, oil and natural gas. Most countries have agreed that the amount of CO2 emitted to the atmosphere will have to be decreased to keep the global warming at sustainable levels. READ MORE