Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2018, Page: 188-192
Female Circumcision Between Extinction and Diffusion in Red Sea State, Sudan
Ahmed Mohamed Bilal, Business Administration and Economic Department, Port Sudan Ahlia College, Port Sudan, Sudan
I’timad Gaafer Alfadil, Business Administration and Economic Department, Port Sudan Ahlia College, Port Sudan, Sudan
Abd Elrahman Mustafa Abd Elrahman, Business Administration and Economic Department, Port Sudan Ahlia College, Port Sudan, Sudan
Received: May 26, 2018;       Accepted: Jun. 7, 2018;       Published: Aug. 15, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ss.20180704.15      View  362      Downloads  36
Abstract
The Study aims at identifying the quantitative rate of female circumcision in the Red Sea State during June 2016, where the diffusion of such phenomenon expresses the characteristics of the local community. The methodology of the study aimed at recognizing the extent of the diffusion of female circumcision in the ten localities through exploratory survey targeted at the female teachers and the mothers of the girls at the basic level and kindergarten age. The sample of the study consisted of (1060) items taken from (166) kindergarten and (198) basic level schools. The study arrived at main results which are summarized in the extinction of this phenomenon in certain housing units in Portsudan locality (Deim Medina and Darasalam). There are indicators that point to the fact that this phenomenon is dominating rural areas. If we made a comparison between last decade and the existing study, we find that there is remarkable development in the extinction indicator (68-72%). The study presented a number of recommendations; the most important are forming pressing community currencies for the purpose of close surveillance of rural areas, particularly Haya and Dordeib. In conclusion Female genital circumcision is still a serious problem in Red Sea State not only in rural area, but also among people living in urban areas. Elimination of poverty and improvement of education level will contribute to end this harmful phenomenon. Empowerment of people and polices is highly needed and effort should made to end terrible social and cultural norms which indigenize this practice.
Keywords
Female Circumcision, Phenomenon, Portsudan, Red Sea State
To cite this article
Ahmed Mohamed Bilal, I’timad Gaafer Alfadil, Abd Elrahman Mustafa Abd Elrahman, Female Circumcision Between Extinction and Diffusion in Red Sea State, Sudan, Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2018, pp. 188-192. doi: 10.11648/j.ss.20180704.15
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