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Title:Beyond the dance: voices of women on female genital mutilation
Editors:Barungi, Violet
Twongyeirwe Rutagonya, Hilda
City of publisher:Kampala
Publisher:Femrite Publications
Geographic terms:Kenya
Subjects:female circumcision
short stories (form)
personal narratives (form)
poetry (form)
Abstract:This book presents Ugandan and Kenyan women's experiences with genital mutilation. Some of the testimonies are in poetic form, others in the form of short personal stories. Contributions: Foreword (Dora Kanabahita Byamukama); Introduction (Violet Barungi); Do not count on me (Betty Kituyi); The woman in me (Bananuka Jocelyn Ekochu); Petals for the Wind (Sharom Lamwaka and Hilda Twongyeirwe Rutagonya); Beyond the music anddance (Lillian Tindyebwa); Chelimo's November (Waltraud Ndagijimana); Crossroads (Cathy Anite); My 'mbasuben' (Betty Kituyi); The cut (Maryam Sheikh Abdi); The intrigue (Hilda Twongyeirwe Rutagonya); Fly beyond the knife (Bananuka Jocelyn Ekochu); Mocked by fate (Lillian Tindyebwa); Saina's story (Cathy Anite). [ASC Leiden abstract]