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West Africa (general)
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PELEIKIS, A. Migration and gender in a global village: Lebanese women at home and in West-Africa: a lecture ... June 12, 1996 Beyrouth Zokak el-Blat(t), 6, Beirut: Orient-Institut der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, 1997. 28pp.


CISSé, B. P. International law sources applicable to female genital mutilation: a guide to adjudicators of refugee claims based on a fear of female genital mutilation Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 35 ii (1997) pp.429-451 [Describing practices in Horn of Africa & West Africa.]


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“West Africa (general)”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0399>
First published online: 2009

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