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Published Apr. 8, 2013 11:45 AM

Local perspectives on female child marriage and circumcision in Ethiopia are explored in this Young Lives Working Paper 93. Both practices are widespread still, despite international and national efforts to eradicate them, and reflect deep-rooted patriarchal and gerontocratic values regulating transactions between kin groups at marriage and women’s reproduction.