Marie Michael Library

Title

The Fluid meanings of female circumcision in a multiethnic context in Gambia: distribution of knowledge and linkages to sexuality

Author

Skramstad, Heidi

Description

This paper discusses female circumcision in Gambia. Special focus is put on the practice as it is performed by the two most numerous ethnic categories in Gambia, Mandinka and Fula, and the cultural meanings attached to the practice.

File No

CMI-W1990:12

Agency

Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)

Date

Dec-90

Subject(s)

Female genital mutilation

Pages

iii, 21

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