PERMENKES SUNAT KAUM PEREMPUAN: PRO DAN KONTRA ANTARA TRADISI DAN PERLINDUNGAN KEPENTINGAN PEREMPUAN



Oktarina Oktarina(1*)

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Abstract


Findings on female circumcision in few areas in Indonesia show
that nearly 88.5% of the field by medical personnel, in Padang
Pariaman 67.5% also carried out by medical staff, while the
remaining non-medical personnel, while in Makassar and bone
almost 100% female circumcision is performed by non-power
health or dukun beranak if done by non medical personnel,
Kemenkes can not regulate. Female circumcision as a tradition
that must be respected, even if they basically do not agree to
such practices as viewed from the medical side, female circumcision
is an activity that is not known and is not recommended.
To protect the health of women and their infants to
further strengthen the decision then the health minister issued
regulations Permenkes No.1636/Menkes/Per/XI/2010 female
circumcision which issued November 2010. In the presence of
female circumcision Permenkes aims to protect women from
illegal life-threatening circumcision and reproductive system,
Health Minister also gave authority to certain medical workers
such as doctors, midwives and nurses to perform female circumcision
procedure.
Keywords: ministerial regulation, Female Genital Cutting, tradition





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