Female circumcision and child mortality in urban Somalia.

Genus. 1991 Jul-Dec;47(3-4):203-23. Female circumcision and child mortality in urban Somalia. Mohamud OA. Abstract In Somalia, a demographer analyzed urban data obtained from the Family Health Survey to examine the effect female circumcision has on child mortality and the mechanism of that effect. Girls undergo female circumcision between 5-12 years old in Somalia. Since sunni circumcisionContinue reading “Female circumcision and child mortality in urban Somalia.”