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Title: Female genital mutilation and human rights in Uganda:
Other Titles: a case study of the Sabiny community living in the present District of Kapchorwa
Authors: Cherameka, Abikail Sebkail
Keywords: Female genital mutilation
Human rights
Kapchorwa District
Uganda
Issue Date: Aug-2016
Publisher: Kampala International University, School of Law
Abstract: This work contains five chapters and these are discussed as follows; i. Chapter one introduces the research topic of female genital mutilation and human rights giving its definition. It discusses the available literature review on female genital mutilation. The chapter also gives the statement of the problem, objectives of the study and the methodology that was used. n. Chapter two discusses on the literature review. m. Chapter three discusses the law regarding FGM, giving the human rights provisions which protect women against violence and these range from international instruments like un charter, universal declaration of human rights (UDHR), the 1995 constitution of the Republic of Uganda and the prohibiting of female Genital Mutilation Act of 2010 and many other laws applicable. 1v. Chapter four discusses the study findings on the incident rate of FGM, the effectiveness of the law of FGM, the effect of FGM on the realization of the rights of women as well as the solutions to the challenges encouraged in the enforcement of law. v. Chapter five draws the conclusions and suggests possible recommendations to policy makers and implementers that should be put in place by the government, the non-governmental organizations and the natives of the affected society, in the fight to see zero tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation as a violation of human rights should be achieved. And these are majority practical recommendations solving communities.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the faculty of law in partial fulfillment for the award of the Diploma of law of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/9089
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