Female circumcision in Somalia: anthropological traits

Anthropol Anz. 1985 Dec; 43(4):311-26 Female circumcision in Somalia: anthropological traits Grassivaro Gallo P, Abdisamed M. ABSTRACT In 1981, 2497 subjects (comprising women and girls) were interviewed in Somalia, mostly in Mogadish, about female circumcision. In this study there are presented the principle cultural trends which are connected with the custom and which have arisenContinue reading “Female circumcision in Somalia: anthropological traits”

Women’s sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication (“near-miss”): a cohort study in Burkina Faso

Reproductive Health 2010, 7:22 Women’s sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication (“near-miss”): a cohort study in Burkina Faso Ganaba R, Marshall T, Sombié I, Baggaley RF, Ouédraogo TW, Filippi V. Corresponding author: Rasmané Ganaba rganaba.muraz@fasonet.bf ABSTRACT BACKGROUND Little is known about the reproductive health of women who survive obstetric complications in poorContinue reading “Women’s sexual health and contraceptive needs after a severe obstetric complication (“near-miss”): a cohort study in Burkina Faso”

Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting in the Gambia, evidence into action.

Reprod Health. 2011 Oct 3;8:26. Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting in the Gambia, evidence into action. Kaplan A, Hechavarría S, Martín M, Bonhoure I. Cátedra de Transferencia del Conocimiento/Parc de Recerca UAB-Santander, Departamento de Antropología Social y Cultural, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. adriana.kaplan@uab.cat ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmfulContinue reading “Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting in the Gambia, evidence into action.”

Attitudes toward female circumcision among Somali immigrants in Oslo: a qualitative study

Int J Womens Health. 2012;4:7-17. Epub 2012 Jan 20. Attitudes toward female circumcision among Somali immigrants in Oslo: a qualitative study Gele AA, Kumar B, Hjelde KH, Sundby J ABSTRACT Due to its negative impact on public health, female circumcision (FC) has gained increased attention from international communities and the Norwegian public in recent decades.Continue reading “Attitudes toward female circumcision among Somali immigrants in Oslo: a qualitative study”