African Journal of Reproductive Health


African Journal of Reproductive Health is a scientific peer review journal published by Women’s Health and Action Research Center (WHARC). In this LINK you can search for other articles of your interest and submit your own manuscript.

Afr J Reprod Health has published the following on FGM:

Martínez Pérez G, Bagnol B, Chersich M, Mariano E, Mbofana F, Hull T, Martin Hilber A. Determinants of elongation of the labia minora in Tete Province, Central Mozambique: Findings of a household survey. 2016; 20(2): 111-121. LINK

Vestbøstad E, Blystad A. Reflections on female circumcision discourse in Hargeysa, Somaliland: purified or mutilated? 2014 Jun;18(2):22-35. LINK

Olaniran AA. The relationship between female genital mutilation and HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa. 2013 Dec;17(4 Spec No):156-60. LINK

Bjälkander O, Leigh B, Harman G, Bergström S, Almroth L. Female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone: who are the decision makers? 2012 Dec;16(4):119-31. LINK

Johnson OE, Okon RD. Perception and practice of female genital cutting in a rural community in southern Nigeria. 2012 Dec;16(4):132-9. LINK

Osifo DO, Evbuomwan I. Female genital mutilation among Edo people: the complications and pattern of presentation at a pediatric surgery unit, Benin City. 2009 Mar;13(1):17-25. LINK

Cook RJ. Ethical concerns in female genital cutting. [Article in English, French] 2008 Apr;12(1):7-16. LINK

Monjok E, Essien EJ, Holmes L Jr. Female genital mutilation: potential for HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa and prospect for epidemiologic investigation and intervention. 2007 Apr;11(1):33-42. LINK

Okonta PI. Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria–issues and challenges. 2007 Apr;11(1):113-24. LINK

Finke E. Genital mutilation as an expression of power structures: ending FGM through education, empowerment of women and removal of taboos. 2006 Aug;10(2):13-7. LINK

Sakeah E, Beke A, Doctor HV, Hodgson AV. Males’ preference for circumcised women in northern Ghana. 2006 Aug;10(2):37-47. LINK

Adeokun LA, Oduwole M, Oronsaye F, Gbogboade AO, Aliyu N, Wumi A, Sadiq G, Sutton I, Taiwo M. Trends in female circumcision between 1933 and 2003 in Osun and Ogun States, Nigeria (a cohort analysis). 2006 Aug;10(2):48-56. LINK

Shell-Duncan B, Herniund Y. Are there “stages of change” in the practice of female genital cutting?: Qualitative research findings from Senegal and The Gambia. 2006 Aug;10(2):57-71. LINK

Berggren V, Musa Ahmed S, Hernlund Y, Johansson E, Habbani B, Edberg AK. Being victims or beneficiaries? Perspectives on female genital cutting and reinfibulation in Sudan. 2006 Aug;10(2):24-36. LINK

Finke E. German technical cooperation (GTZ) supra-regional project: promotion of initiatives to end female genital mutilation (FGM). 2006 Aug;10(2):18-23. LINK

Almroth L, Bedri H, El Musharaf S, Satti A, Idris T, Hashim MS, Suliman GI, Bergström S. Urogenital complications among girls with genital mutilation: a hospital-based study in Khartoum. 2005 Aug;9(2):118-24. LINK

Briggs LA. Male and female viewpoints on female circumcision in Ekpeye, Rivers State, Nigeria. 2002 Dec;6(3):44-52. LINK