Studies – Omani Association for Human Rights https://en.omanhr.org Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:41:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://en.omanhr.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/cropped-Oman-Logo-2-300x216-32x32.jpg Studies – Omani Association for Human Rights https://en.omanhr.org 32 32 ِFGM study in Oman shows high prevalence all over the Country https://en.omanhr.org/%d9%90fgm-study-in-oman-shows-high-prevalence-all-over-the-country/ https://en.omanhr.org/%d9%90fgm-study-in-oman-shows-high-prevalence-all-over-the-country/#respond Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:32:38 +0000 http://omanhr.org/en/?p=352 According to a study from Oman, female genital mutilation constitutes a widespread phenomenon in Oman in all age groups, and among women from all regional and educational backgrounds. Out of 100 women questioned 78 stated to be “circumcised” (they were asekd if had undergone “khatana al banat”). The human rights activist and statistician Habiba Al Hinai conducted the study “Female Genital Mutilation in the Sultanate of Oman” in cooperation with Stop FGM Middle East for which she interviewed 100 female and 100 male participants in hospital waiting areas, shoppings malls and fast food restaurants in the capital Muscat.

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