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January 27, 2012

Between Culture and Religion: The Case of Female Genital Cutting

Berkley Center Graduate Research Assistant Anny Gaul writes this blog on the complex interrelationships between religion and cultural practices, particularly female genital cutting. It is based on a pioneering case study that she helped to prepare, the first in a series addressing the links between religion and global development.


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Anny Gaul received an M.A. in Arab studies from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service in 2012 and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Arabic literature at Georgetown. At the Berkley Center she worked as a research assistant on a joint project with the World Faiths Development Dialogue focused on the relationship between religion and development.