Arch Dis Child. 2015 Mar 19. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307234 Female genital mutilation: what every paediatrician should know Creighton SM, Hodes D ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is almost always performed on children and consequently paediatricians should have a central role in the detection and prevention of FGM. FGM has no health benefits and can cause lifelongContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: what every paediatrician should know”
Int J Womens Health. 2013 Apr 15;5:165-75. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S40447. Print 2013. Meaning-making of female genital cutting: children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual. Schultz JH, Lien IL. Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo, Norway. ABSTRACT How do girls who have undergone female genital cutting understand the ritual? This study provides anContinue reading “Meaning-making of female genital cutting: children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual.”
Soins Pediatr Pueric. 2008 Dec;(245):39-41. [Nurses’ roles in female sexual mutilation]. [Article in French] Gignon M, Manaouil C, Decourcelle M, Jarde O. Service de médecine légale et sociale, CHU d’Amiens-Picardie, Amiens. There is no ABSTRACT available for this article. There is no LINK to view this article online.
Health Care Women Int. 2009 30(1-2): 114-133 “Never My Daughters”: A Qualitative Study Regarding Attitude Change Toward Female Genital Cutting Among Ethiopian and Eritrean Families in Sweden Johnsdotter S, Moussa K, Carlbom A, Aregai R, Birgitta Essén B ABSTRACT To explore attitudes toward female genital cutting (FGC) in a migration perspective, qualitative interviews were conducted with men and women from Ethiopia and Eritrea in Sweden. We found firmContinue reading ““Never My Daughters”: A Qualitative Study Regarding Attitude Change Toward Female Genital Cutting Among Ethiopian and Eritrean Families in Sweden”
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Oct;171(4):1160-1. A challenge to the ethics of neutrality on the medically harmful practice of female genital mutilation. Bien-Aimé T, Neuwirth J. Comment: Female circumcision: obstetric issues. [Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993] There is no abstract available of this article. No LINK to view this article online.
Lancet. 2010 Oct 9;376(9748):1222; discussion 1222. What is the AAP’s real view on medical involvement in ritual cutting of children? Bewley S. Comment on Lancet. 2010 Jul 3;376(9734):15. Norra MacReady (July 3, p 15) is incorrect that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) moved quickly to control the damage caused by the toning down of its 1998Continue reading “What is the AAP’s real view on medical involvement in ritual cutting of children?”
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.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. August 2004 44(4) 372–373 Incomplete bladder emptying due to labial fusion in a pubertal girl: A delayed consequence of female circumcision Nor Azlina bt. AWANG, Claire VIEGAS, Osborn A. C. VIEGAS ABSTRACT No abstract is available for this article. This article can be purchased in this LINK
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Aug;286(2):423-8. Epub 2012 Apr 11. Prevalence of female genital mutilation among female infants in Kano, Northern Nigeria. Garba ID, Muhammed Z, Abubakar IS, Yakasai IA. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bayero University/Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, PMB 3452, Kano, Nigeria. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and type of female genital mutilation (FGM)Continue reading “Prevalence of female genital mutilation among female infants in Kano, Northern Nigeria.”
Anthropol Anz. 1985 Dec; 43(4):311-26 Female circumcision in Somalia: anthropological traits Grassivaro Gallo P, Abdisamed M. ABSTRACT In 1981, 2497 subjects (comprising women and girls) were interviewed in Somalia, mostly in Mogadish, about female circumcision. In this study there are presented the principle cultural trends which are connected with the custom and which have arisenContinue reading “Female circumcision in Somalia: anthropological traits”