Health Care for Women International

Health Care for Women International is the official peer-review scientific journal of the Official Journal of The International Council on Women’s Health Issues. In this LINK you can submit your own manuscripts and search for other articles of your interest.

Health Care Women Int has published the following articles on FGM:

Akinsulure-Smith AM, Chu T. Knowledge and attitudes toward female genital cutting among West African male immigrants in New York City. 2017 May;38(5):463-477. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2017.1294593. Epub 2017 Feb 13. LINK

Ogunsiji O. Australian midwives’ perspectives on managing obstetric care of women living with female genital circumcision/mutilation. 2016 Jul 22:1-14. [Epub ahead of print] LINK

Rigmor C. Berg  & Eva Denison. A Tradition in Transition: Factors Perpetuating and Hindering the Continuance of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) Summarized in a Systematic Review  Accepted author version posted online: 04 Sep 2012 LINK

Khaja K, Lay K, Boys S. Female circumcision: toward an inclusive practice of care. 2010 Aug;31(8):686-99. LINK

Murray L, Windsor C, Parker E, Tewfik O. The experiences of African women giving birth in Brisbane, Australia. 2010 May;31(5):458-72. LINK

Johnsdotter S, Moussa K, Carlbom A, Aregai R, Birgitta Essén B. “Never My Daughters”: A Qualitative Study Regarding Attitude Change Toward Female Genital Cutting Among Ethiopian and Eritrean Families in Sweden. 2009 30(1-2): 114-133 LINK

Bilkis Vissandjée, Mireille Kantiébo, Alissa Levine & Radegonde N’Dejuru.The cultural context of gender, identity: female genital, excision and infibulation. 2003 24(2) 115-124 LINK

Leila Tamaddon, Sara Johnsdotter, Jerker Liljestrand &Birgitta Essén. Swedish Health Care Providers’ Experience and Knowledge of Female Genital Cutting. 2006 (27)8709-722 LINK

Els Leye, Richard A. Powell, Gerda Nienhuis, Patricia Claeys & Marleen Temmerman. Health Care in Europe for Women with Genital Mutilation. 2006 27(4) 362-378 LINK

Leval A, Widmark C, Tishelman C, Ahlberg BM The encounters that rupture the myth: contradictions in midwives´descriptions and explanations of circumcised women immigrants´sexuality. 2004 25(8): 743-760  LINK

Almroth-Berggren V, Almroth L, Bergström S, Hassanein OS, El Hadi N, Lithell U. Reinfibulation among women in a rural area in Central Sudan. 2001 22(8):711-721 LINK

Elizabeth Thompson Ortiz. Female genital mutilation and public health: lessons from the British experience 1998 19(2) 119-129 LINK

Barbara L. Calder, Yvonne M.R. Brown & Donna I. Rae. Female circumcision/genital mutilation: Culturally sensitive care. 1993 14(3) 227-238 LINK