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Title: When female circumcision comes to the West: Attitudes toward the practice among Somali Immigrants in Oslo
Authors: Gele Abdi A.
Johansen, Elise B.
Sundby, Johanne
Keywords: female circumcision
Somali diaspora
immigration
Norway
gudniinka haweenka
qurbajoog soomaaliyeed
qaxooti
Norwey
circoncisione femminile
diaspora somala
immigrazione
Norvegia
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Publisher: BioMed Central
Type: article
Journal: BMC Public Health
Call Number: Originale conservato presso il Centro Studi Somali (http://host.uniroma3.it/centri/CentroStudiSomali/index.php)
Issue Number: 1
Pages: 10
Abstract: Somalia is the country with the highest prevalence of female circumcision in the world, this affects Somali diaspora as well. The article investigates whether or not Somali immigrants’ attitudes in Oslo toward the practice has improved in favor of its abandonment.
Soomaaliya waa dalka adduunka ugu badan gudniinka haweenka, arrintaanna waxay saamayn ku leedahay xitaa qurbajoogta soomaaliyeed. Maqaalku wuxuu baarayaa haddii qaxootiga soomaaliyeed ee Oslo uu wax iska beddelay kategidda adeegsiga gudniikaas.
La Somalia è il paese con la più alta prevalenza di circoncisione femminile al mondo, e questo influisce anche sulla diaspora somala. L'articolo indaga se l'atteggiamento nei confronti di questa pratica degli immigrati somali a Oslo è migliorato a favore del suo abbandono.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2307/3188
Rights: Link: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/697
Language: en
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