Community Construction of Female Circumcision in Madura


The purpose of this study to explore about the construction of Madurese society against female circumcision. The specific purpose of this study was to analyze the motives (reasons) behind female circumcision and the process of female circumcision. The method used in this research is an in-depth interview on the informant. The research informants were circumcised women, dukun (medical) who performed female circumcision. The result of the research shows that the reason for female circumcision motive is to dispose of najis women, preserving customs

Keywords: Female Circumcision, Madura, Unclean

Article Review Status: Published

Pages: 21-26 (Download PDF)

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