Correspondence: Female Genital Mutilation

Lancet. 2006 Aug;368(9535):579

Correspondence: Female Genital Mutilation

Rymer J


I was pleased to see that there is now confirmation that women who have undergone female genital mutilation are significantly more likely to experience adverse obstetric outcomes than those who have not (June 3, p 1835).1 I am sure this will raise the awareness of this barbaric practice, and could be one step further towards its eradication…

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