Socio-cultural dynamics of female genital cutting: research findings, gaps, and directions.

Cult Health Sex. 2005 Sep-Oct;7(5):429-41. Socio-cultural dynamics of female genital cutting: research findings, gaps, and directions. Gruenbaum E. California State University, Fresno, CA, USA. elleng@csufresno.edu ABSTRACT The goal of abolishing female genital cutting (FGC, or also FGM or ‘female circumcision’) requires that the socio-cultural dynamics of the practice be well understood if behavioural change is to be accomplished. ThisContinue reading “Socio-cultural dynamics of female genital cutting: research findings, gaps, and directions.”

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”