Health Care Women Int. 2016 Jul 22:1-14. [Epub ahead of print] Australian midwives’ perspectives on managing obstetric care of women living with female genital circumcision/mutilation Ogunsiji O ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision is a global health issue with increasing international migration of affected women and girls to countries unfamiliar with the practice.Continue reading “Australian midwives’ perspectives on managing obstetric care of women living with female genital circumcision/mutilation”
BMJ. 2015;351:h6693 Health professionals worldwide lack knowledge on female genital mutilation Kmietowicz Z EXTRACT More training and guidance on treating women and girls who have had female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) are needed for health professionals around the world, a review has concluded. Researchers from Sydney, Australia, conducted a systematic review to assess healthContinue reading “Health professionals worldwide lack knowledge on female genital mutilation”
Australian Feminist Studies. 2009, 24(60):181-194. A child is being mutilated Rogers, J No abstract is available for this article This article can be accessed in this LINK
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 May 6. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12206. [Epub ahead of print] Female genital mutilation/cutting – towards abandonment of a harmful cultural practice. Varol N, Fraser IS, Ng CH, Jaldesa G, Hall J. ABSTRACT Globally, the prevalence of, and support for, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is declining. However, the entrenched sense ofContinue reading “Female genital mutilation/cutting – towards abandonment of a harmful cultural practice.”
BMJ. 2012 Dec 17;345:e8553. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8553. Australia aims to eliminate female genital mutilation. Sweet M. EXTRACT The Australian government has announced a suite of measures aimed at eliminating female genital mutilation, a practice that it has described as “barbaric” and “horrific.” A joint statement by the prime minister, Julia Gillard, and the health minister, TanyaContinue reading “Australia aims to eliminate female genital mutilation”
Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Mar;36(3):151-4. Health care of refugee women. Costa D. Womens Health Statewide, North Adelaide, Australia. email@example.com ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Women refugees have endured major discrimination and poverty in their countries of origin or countries of displacement. This has had a major impact on their physical and psychological health. The experience of resettlement placesContinue reading “Health care of refugee women.”
Contemp Nurse. 2007 May-Jun;25(1-2):22-30. Female genital mutilation: origin, beliefs, prevalence and implications for health care workers caring for immigrant women in Australia. Ogunsiji OO, Wilkes L, Jackson D. School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia. ABSTRACT The recent wave of immigrants to Australia includes people from countries where female genital mutilation (FGM) isContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: origin, beliefs, prevalence and implications for health care workers caring for immigrant women in Australia.”
Health Care Women Int. 2010 May;31(5):458-72. doi: 10.1080/07399330903548928. The experiences of African women giving birth in Brisbane, Australia. Murray L, Windsor C, Parker E, Tewfik O. School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org ABSTRACT Our purpose in this research was to uncover first-person descriptions of the birth experiences ofContinue reading “The experiences of African women giving birth in Brisbane, Australia.”
Aust Nurs J. 2011 Apr;18(9):39. New de-infibulation clinic for Royal Women’s in Melbourne. Waters J. Women’s Health Information Centre, Well Women’s Services, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne. No abstract is available for this article. There is no LINK to view this article online.
Aust Nurs J. 2011 May;18(10):3. Against female genital mutilation. [No authors listed] There is no abstract available for this article. There is no LINK to view this article online.