Tag Archives: Audiovisual Aids

Auditory and visual instructional materials.

Labia minora elongation as understood by Baganda male and female adolescents in Uganda.

Cult Health Sex. 2013 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]LME

Labia minora elongation as understood by Baganda male and female adolescents in Uganda.

Martínez Pérez G, Namulondo H, Tomás Aznar C


Labia minora elongation is a common traditional female genital modification practice among the members of the Baganda ethnic group in Uganda. In 2002, a study carried out by the Padua Working Group on Female Genital Mutilation analysed how Baganda girls residing in Wakiso District graphically represented their experiences of labia minora elongation. In the present study, using the same methodology and in the same geographic setting 10 years later, we asked young men and women to prepare graphical representations of this rite. The purpose was to learn about how the practice is perceived and represented, describing the differences found in their testimonies, and comparing the findings with the former study. A total of 36 respondents (21 male and 15 female), aged between 9 and 15 years old participated in the study. The drawings were analysed using a three-themes analysis frame with a focus on setting, subject and operator. Differences were detected between how young women and men represented this practice. Educational interventions may be helpful to address the doubts, concerns, anxieties and misconceptions that Baganda youth may have concerning traditional genital practices.

This article can be accessed in this LINK

Contextualization of female genital mutilation since nursing. Analysis videographic

Enferm. glob. vol.11 no.25 Murcia Ene. 2012FREE

Contextualization of female genital mutilation since nursing. Analysis videographic. (Article in Spanish)

Pastor Bravo, MM, Almansa Martínez P, Ballesteros Meseguer C, Pastor Rodríguez JD


The purpose of this paper is to analize the audiovisual documents relating to the ritual of the female genital mutilation.
Material and method: pursuit and review of the video footage that give us information about the female genital mutilation in context, and be a primary source of information.
Results: The anlysis of the video footage obtained allows us to identify a large amount of data in order to study the female genital mutilation in context. To analyze the collected information 10 categories have been stablished.
Conclusion: The visual documents are a essential source of research for the analysis of the female genital mutilation ritual; they are a tool to consider in the training of health professionals in this area, which affects health of women and immigrant children. The knowledge obtained due to this review can be used in order to approach in a cultural way the female genital mutilation.

Key words: female genital mutilation; female circumcision; ablation; nursing; analysis of audiovisual; qualitative study.

This article can be accessed in this LINK