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Title Kenya: Operation on Kikuyu Girl (Circumcision)
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1929
Document Type Report, Manuscript
Library The National Archives
Reference CO533/392/10
Region Africa
Names William Ormsby-Gore, C. A. L. Cliffe, A. C. C. Parkinson, J. Allen, Leonard Woolf, Dr. Drummond Shiels, Joseph Kangethe, Miss Turcan, Duchess of Atholl, Sydney Webb, Lord Passfield, Sir E. Grigg
Places East Africa, Kenya
Topics government report, government papers, Colonial Office, Civil Servant, colonial civil service, colonial government, decolonization, end of empire, Kikuyu tribe, Kikuyu Central Association, gender, status of women, female circumcision, native councils, law, crime and punishment, National Council of Women of great Britain, health and disease, circumcision ceremony and operation described, witch doctor, Masai, missionary work, Scottish Mission
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