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What is the cultural basis for female genital mutilation (FGM)? What would a "cultural relativist" say regarding the acceptability of FGM?

  • What is the cultural basis for female genital mutilation (FGM)?
  • What would a "cultural relativist" say regarding the acceptability of FGM?
  • How can we reconcile cultural relativism with the need for human rights?

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Cultural Basis for Female Genital Mutilation The supporters of this practice say that it is done to reduce the sexual desire... View the full answer

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Female genital mutilation is a classic example of a practice that is proscribed in some cultures, but permitted in... View the full answer

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  • I hope this helps.
    • Kroos12
    • Apr 03, 2018 at 12:59pm

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