Episiotomy and obstetric outcomes among women living with type 3 female genital mutilation: a secondary analysis

Reprod Health. 2016 Oct 10;13(1):131. Episiotomy and obstetric outcomes among women living with type 3 female genital mutilation: a secondary analysis. Rodriguez MI, Seuc A, Say L, Hindin MJ BACKGROUND: To investigate the association between type of episiotomy and obstetric outcomes among 6,187 women with type 3 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). METHODS: We conducted aContinue reading “Episiotomy and obstetric outcomes among women living with type 3 female genital mutilation: a secondary analysis”

Trends and protective factors of female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso: 1999 to 2010

Int J Equity Health. 2015 May 8;14(1):42. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0171-1. Trends and protective factors of female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso: 1999 to 2010. Chikhungu LC, Madise NJ ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is common in several African countries and some parts of Asia. This practice is not only a violation ofContinue reading “Trends and protective factors of female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso: 1999 to 2010”

Female Genital Cutting Practices in Burkina Faso and Mali and Their Negative Health Outcomes

Stud Fam Plann. Sept 1999 30(3): 219–230 Female Genital Cutting Practices in Burkina Faso and Mali and Their Negative Health Outcomes Jones H, Diop N, Askew I, Kaboré I ABSTRACT Observations of the types of female genital cutting and possible associated gynecological and delivery complications were undertaken in 21 clinics in rural Burkina Faso and inContinue reading “Female Genital Cutting Practices in Burkina Faso and Mali and Their Negative Health Outcomes”

[Practice of reconstructive plastic surgery of the clitoris after genital mutilation in Burkina Faso. About 94 cases]

Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthetique. Disponible en ligne depuis le vendredi 11 mai 2012. Doi : 10.1016/j.anplas.2012.04.004 [Pratique de la chirurgie plastique reconstructrice du clitoris après mutilations génitales au Burkina Faso. À propos de 94 cas] [Article in French] C.M.R. Ouédraogo, S. Madzou, B. Touré, A. Ouédraogo, S. Ouédraogo, J. Lankoandé ABSTRACT But de l’étude Décrire et évaluer les résultats de la chirurgie plastiqueContinue reading “[Practice of reconstructive plastic surgery of the clitoris after genital mutilation in Burkina Faso. About 94 cases]”

[Female genital mutilation and complications in childbirth in the province of Gourma (Burkina Faso)].

Sante Publique. 2010 Sep-Oct;22(5):563-70. [Female genital mutilation and complications in childbirth in the province of Gourma (Burkina Faso)]. [Article in French] Ndiaye P, Diongue M, Faye A, Ouedraogo D, Tal Dia A. Mèdecine Preventive et Santé Publique, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, BP 16 390 Dakar, Sénégal. ABSTRACT In order strengthen activities against female genital mutilation (FGM), this studyContinue reading “[Female genital mutilation and complications in childbirth in the province of Gourma (Burkina Faso)].”

NGO Clitoraid

   The Las Vegas, US-based NGO Clitoraid has been criticized for their use of the motto “Adopt a Clitoris” as a reclaim for fundraising. In some of its activities, such as the last one held in Italy last July 2012, the coordinators gifted the attendants to the event with “Clito-boxes” (see LINK). Researcher Sylvia Tamale,Continue reading “NGO Clitoraid”

Views of women and men in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, on three forms of female genital modification

Reprod Health Matters. May 2010, 18(35):84-93 Views of women and men in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, on three forms of female genital modification Jirovsky E ABSTRACT This paper is about how female circumcision/female genital mutilation (FC/FGM) was viewed by women and men aged 18–89 in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, now that it has been against the law for almost 15 years. The findings come from 11Continue reading “Views of women and men in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, on three forms of female genital modification”

Religious Differences in Female Genital Cutting: A Case Study from Burkina Faso

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 2011 June; 50(2): 252-271 Religious Differences in Female Genital Cutting: A Case Study from Burkina Faso Hayford SR, Trinitapoli J ABSTRACT The relationship between religious obligations and female genital cutting is explored using data from Burkina Faso, a religiously and ethnically diverse country where approximately three-quarters of adultContinue reading “Religious Differences in Female Genital Cutting: A Case Study from Burkina Faso”

Female genital mutilation and obstetric outcome: WHO collaborative prospective study in six African countries.

Lancet. 2006 Jun 3;367(9525):1835-41. Female genital mutilation and obstetric outcome: WHO collaborative prospective study in six African countries. WHO study group on female genital mutilation and obstetric outcome, Banks E, Meirik O, Farley T, Akande O, Bathija H, Ali M. National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia. FGMStudyGroup@who.int CommentContinue reading “Female genital mutilation and obstetric outcome: WHO collaborative prospective study in six African countries.”

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”