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    Female Genital Mutilation Prevention

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    I am working on this paper on FGM (female genital mutilation) and got stuck

    The question is to present two strategies that would implement if working with a family that supports this cultural practice. And provide a rationale for the strategies you have chosen and how they relate to the underlying cultural beliefs and practices.

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    The first strategy would be education. As a first step, explain the tradition as the person sees it and ask for information about how the other side (family) sees it. Only then can one begin to identify and eliminate the reasons for, with reasons against the practice. Never underestimate or devalue the cultural or other impact of tradition and traditional ways of doing things. Tradition is often wrong, but the perception of being a good "follower" of tradition is very important to many.

    Next, the person will want to identify the reasons the family believes this is important to do. This can be argued with pictures of actual mutilation and facts about the dangers. Education is a key to stopping the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FMG). The educator must educate themselves on not only the perceived reasons for the practice, both from literature and personal experience, but the why it is expected in this particular case. Since the ...

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    This solution of 639 words discusses female genital mutilation (FGM) and provides two strategies for preventing FGM. Reference used is included.