Search for dissertations about: "moherhood"
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1. Multiple meanings of female initiation. "Circumcision" among Jola Women in Lower Casamance, SenegalUniversity dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University
Abstract : This anthropological study examines the meanings and practices of female "circumcision" and initiation in relation to identity and social change in contemporary Muslim Jola society, Senegal, West Africa. During the 20th century, clitoridectomy spread - allegedly as part of Islam - and became essential for a Jola woman's identity as a "real" woman and mother, and an important aspect of the women's initiation ritual. READ MORE