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19 Pages Posted: 3 May 2013 Last revised: 11 Jul 2013
Date Written: October 1, 2012
This paper reflects about an anthropological perspective, namely cultural relativism on female genital mutilation and its implications for human rights. It discuses concepts like female genital mutilation, culture, cultural relativism, ethical relativism and compares different theoretical perspectives dealing with the matter.
Keywords: Female Genital Mutilation, relativism, Anthropology, Perspectives, Culture
JEL Classification: I19
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