Female Circumcision & Human Rights
Rogaia Abusharaf, Research Associate, Brown University's Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research
Tuesday, October 31 @ 4:30PM
"Custom in Question: Female Circumcision & Human Rights"
Rogaia Abusharaf is director of the Pembroke Center's research initiative on Gender and "Traditional" Muslim Practices. An anthropologist who focuses on human rights protection and the cultural strategies adopted by displaced women to cope with the trauma of violence and dislocation, Dr. Abusharaf is the author of numerous publications, including Wanderings: Sudanese Migrants and Exiles in North America which was nominated for several awards, and the edited volume Female Circumcision: Multicultural Perspectives.
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