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Child Sacrifice: Myth or Reality?

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The paper makes an effort to define, contextualise and present cases of child sacrifice and some of its drivers. It argues that child mutilation and sacrifice is not a myth but rather an emerging unfortunate reality in some communities in Uganda and other parts of Africa. The paper also presents the historical overview, theoretical, policy and programming implications of the phenomenon of child mutilation and sacrifice.


International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 41)
P. Bukuluki, "Child Sacrifice: Myth or Reality?", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 41, pp. 1-11, 2014
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