Social Determinants of Female Genital Mutilation Practices Among Married Women in Southwest Nigeria - International Journal of Academic Research in Business, Arts & Science | IJARBAS

Issue: 6, Volume: 2, Year: 2020

Social Determinants of Female Genital Mutilation Practices Among Married Women in Southwest Nigeria

Date of Publication : 30, Jun, 2020

Date Of Acceptance : 19 June, 2020

Author: Prof. OSAKINLE, Eunice Olufunmilayo (Ph.D)

Co Author: Mrs. KUMUYI, Cecilia Ibilade (Ph.D) , Rev. Sr. OGUNKORODE, Agatha (Ph.D)

Area of research / Subject: Social Determinants of Female Genital Mutilation Practices Among Married Women / Nursing & health Sciences

The study examined Social Determinants of Female Genital Mutilation Practices among Married Women in Southwest Nigeria. The descriptive research design of the survey type was used in this study. The population of the study consisted of all married women in Government Ministries and Departments, schools, Churches and Mosques in Southwest  Nigeria. The sample for this study consisted of 1102 married women selected from 15 Government ministries and departments, 30 public secondary schools 15 Churches and 15 Mosques in Southwest Nigeria. The sample was selected using multi stage sampling procedure. A self-constructed questionnaire tagged Social and Female Genital Mutilation Questionnaire (SFGMQ) was used to collect relevant data for the study. The face and content validity of the instrument were determined and the instrument was said to have face and content validity. The reliability of the instrument was determined by finding the internal consistency of the instrument and a co-efficient value of 0.84 was obtained. The responses obtained were collated and analysed using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. All the hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that women practised female genital mutilation practices they also exhibited positive attitude towards female genital mutilation in Southwest Nigeria. The study further revealed that the difference in practice of female genital mutilation among married women do not differ based on their religion, educational level and employment status. It was recommended among others that campaigns on FGM practices should be intensified through popular mediums of communications, such as radio and television programmes and posters so as to create more awareness and provide accurate information.

 

Keywords: Social Determinants, Female Genital Mutilation, Practices, Married Women,

 

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Author(s), PROF. OSAKINLE, EUNICE OLUFUNMILAYO (Ph.D), MRS. KUMUYI, CECILIA IBILADE (Ph.D), REV. SR. OGUNKORODE, AGATHA (Ph.D), (2020). “Social Determinants of Female Genital Mutilation Practices Among Married Women in Southwest Nigeria”. Name of the Journal:  International Journal of Academic Research in Business, Arts and Science, (IJARBAS.COM), P, 22- 34. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3928789  , Issue: 6, Vol.: 2, Article: 3, Month: June, Year: 2020. Retrieved from https://www.ijarbas.com/all-issues/

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Keywords : Social Determinants, Female Genital Mutilation, Practices, Married Women,

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Number: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3928789

Serial: 3 Download Page: 22-34

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