THE IMPACT OF CIRCUMCISION TOWARDS WOMEN

Farida, Kartini and Hikmah, Hikmah and Ismarwati, Ismarwati (2014) THE IMPACT OF CIRCUMCISION TOWARDS WOMEN. Proceeding of International Conference On Research, Implementation And Education Of Mathematics And Sciences 2014. (Submitted)

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Abstract

Background: The controversy of female circumcision gives impact on banning agitation on female circumcision by International Women Amnesty towards Indonesian government. They consider that female circumcision aggrieved women. The problem of female circumcision is difficult to lose because it is related to culture and belief. Objective: Determining the effects of female circumcision. Methods: This study is a qualitative study with a phenomenological approach. Respondents consisted of 6 people: 4 people who are never circumcised, 1 person is a Paraji and 1 person is a Midwife. From those 4 respondents, 2 of them come are from Yogyakarta and the others are from Palembang . The sampling technique used purposely technique. The data were collected through in-depth interviews to the respondents. Research result: The research result shows 4 themes on female circumcision which includes perception towards female circumcision, time of implementation, factors which influence or encourage the implementation of female circumcision and the impact of female circumcision towards women. Circumcision technique is implemented by scratching a small part of clitoris using an equipment which has been boiled before or by symbolically cutting turmeric above the clitoris. Conclusion: Significant impact is absent in women who implement circumcision in Yogyakarta and Palembang.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: women, circumcision, mutilation, reproductive health
Subjects: Prosiding > ICRIEMS 2014 > BIOLOGY & BIOLOGY EDUCATION
Divisions: Fakultas Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam > Jurusan Pendidikan Biologi > Biologi
Depositing User: Eprints
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2014 02:16
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2014 02:16
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/11341

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