Guevarra, Richelle Dawn E. February 13, 2013
SOCIO 1- B1
REACTION PAPER ABOUT THE ISSUE ON ‘TURI’
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is known as female genital cutting and female circumcision. It involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. The advantage of this circumcision is that it reduces excessive sensitivity of the ...view middle of the document...
It can harm girls and women in many ways. Furthermore, this practice is common among Meranao women.
Before I write this reaction paper I had to think twice whether these proceedings can harm or benefit the women nowadays to absolutely give a better reason for my choice.
As a woman and a biology student, I disagree about this practice because it can lead to severe complications especially when not performed properly. It can complicate our pregnancy in the future and caused us to serious physical and mental health risk and higher risk of painful and bleeding complication which can lead us to lethality.
On the other hand, as a teenager who is aware of the extreme increased in premarital sex and adultery in our country, I would probably agree on this practice (when just performed by medical professionals) because through this, engagement in premarital sex and adultery would be avoided and prevented since it will help reduced sexual arousal in women.
Generally, it seems that I’m in the neutral side of this issue depending on the reason for such implementation (if it will happen ).