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Photo: A Mozambican refugee camp in South Africa. People awaiting food distribution. 1988. David Restrick.
This guide serves as a starting point for research on the topic of human rights in Africa. Use the navigation on the left for access to different types of information.
A Complicated Area of Study
For example, to research the topic to the left, you could consult a bibliography on the subject, David M. Westley’s “Female Circumcision and Infibulation in Africa” Traditionally bibliographies have been very helpful. Be sure to consult the bibliographies at the backs of the books you find of interest.
Bettina Shell-Duncan and Ylva Hernlund’s Female Circumcision in Africa: Culture, Controversy and Change (2000; in print only) contains a useful bibliography at the back of their book. (Note that this is also one of the best books on the subject.)