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Harmful Traditional Practices and child protection: contested understandings and practices of female child marriage and circumcision in Ethiopia

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Local perspectives on female child marriage and circumcision in Ethiopia are explored in this paper. Both practices are widespread still, despite international and national efforts to eradicate them, and reflect deep-rooted patriarchal and gerontocratic values regulating transactions between kin groups at marriage and women’s reproduction. Both have been designated as Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) by the Ethiopian government and are proscribed by law, with designated punishments. Th...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Name:
Department for International Development
Funding agency for:
Tafere, Y
Boyden, J
Pankhurst, A
Grant:
R8544
R8544
R8544
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Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Publisher:
Young Lives
Series:
Working papers
Place of publication:
http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2013-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403062
Language:
English
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ora:7870
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2014-02-03

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