Examine why FGM persist in Egypt despite legislative ban on the practise.

Aim: Examine why FGM persist in Egypt despite legislative ban on the practise.
1.• To assess the depth of the problem by determining the prevalence of FGM in Egypt.
2.• To critically analyse the social, , cultural and religious factors that lead to FGM in Egypt.
3.To Critically analyse strategies of NGO’s approaches to prohibiting FGM in Egypt and its effectiveness
4. Assess the existing legal measures prohibiting FGM in Egypt
Structure of dissertation
Table of contents
present the research question, the aim of the research and objectives,justification , context Literature review – Methodology – Case study approach.
Chapter 1-
will present a detailed overview of the problem of FGM in Egypt. assess the often conflicting statistical data on how pervasive the problem is. Discuss the significance of the geographical concentrations of fgm in Egypt. critically analyse the literature on the social, religion and cultural factors that account for the persistence of fgm in Egypt. scrutinise the impact of fgm on girls. The intent of the chapter is to demonstrate that fgm is a pervasive in egypt.
Chapter 2
a critical analyses of the history of eradication and the legislation. then analyse the reasons why this ban did not eliminate the practise in Egypt.
Chapter 3
present a detailed assessment of the various non-governmental efforts to curb the practise of fgm in egypt. Many groups of activists, including human rights NGOs and feminist organisations, some from within egypt and some international, have recognised the inability of the state to prevent fgm. The intent of this chapter is to assess the various and often creative efforts to reduce FGM, and to determine whether any of these efforts hold the key to the elimination of FGM nationwide.(debate in the literature on what approaches work)
summarise the findings of each chapter and return to research question.
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