Overactive bladder after female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) type III.

BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Oct 4;2013. pii: bcr2012008155. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-008155. Overactive bladder after female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) type III. Abdulcadir J, Dällenbach P. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. ABSTRACT A 27-year-old Somali woman with type III a-b female genital mutilation/cutting, consulted because of slow micturition, voiding efforts, urgency andContinue reading “Overactive bladder after female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) type III.”

Meaning-making of female genital cutting: children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual.

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.”

Female genital circumcision/mutilation: implications for female urogynaecological health.

Int Urogynecol J. 2013 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print] Female genital circumcision/mutilation: implications for female urogynaecological health. Teufel K, Dörfler DM. Hospital of St. Poelten, St. Poelten, Austria, katharinateufel@gmx.at. ABSTRACT “Female genital circumcision” or “female genital mutilation”, as it is called more often, is an operation that is primarily carried out in Africa. OwingContinue reading “Female genital circumcision/mutilation: implications for female urogynaecological health.”

The Applicability of Behaviour Change in Intervention Programmes Targeted at Ending Female Genital Mutilation in the EU: Integrating Social Cognitive and Community Level Approaches.

Obstet Gynecol Int. 2013;2013:324362. doi: 10.1155/2013/324362. Epub 2013 Jul 29.  The Applicability of Behaviour Change in Intervention Programmes Targeted at Ending Female Genital Mutilation in the EU: Integrating Social Cognitive and Community Level Approaches. Brown K, Beecham D, Barrett H. Faculty of Business, Environment and Society, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK. ABSTRACTContinue reading “The Applicability of Behaviour Change in Intervention Programmes Targeted at Ending Female Genital Mutilation in the EU: Integrating Social Cognitive and Community Level Approaches.”

UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation.

BMJ. 2012 Dec 3;345:e8121. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e8121. UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation. Lloyd-Roberts S. BBC, London, UK. sue.lloyd-roberts@bbc.co.uk Comment in BMJ. 2013;346:f29. EXTRACT Last month the Crown Prosecution Service announced plans to crack down on practitioners of female genital mutilation. Sue Lloyd-Roberts asks why we are lagging behind our European neighbours Ayanna, a 23 year oldContinue reading “UK’s shameful record on female genital mutilation.”

Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Jun;88(6):618-29. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2013.04.004. Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician. Hearst AA, Molnar AM. Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA. ABSTRACT The United States has more than 1.5 million immigrants from countries in Africa and the Middle East where femaleContinue reading “Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician.”

Genital mutilation as an expression of power structures: ending FGM through education, empowerment of women and removal of taboos.

Afr J Reprod Health. 2006 Aug;10(2):13-7. Genital mutilation as an expression of power structures: ending FGM through education, empowerment of women and removal of taboos. Finke E. There is no ABSTRACT available for this article. There is no LINK available to view this article online.

Health care of refugee women.

Aust Fam Physician. 2007 Mar;36(3):151-4. Health care of refugee women. Costa D. Womens Health Statewide, North Adelaide, Australia. danielac@chariot.net.au 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.”

Classrooms in London schools tackle genital mutilation

Web Dw.De. 23.11.2011 Classrooms in London schools tackle genital mutilation Schweiger L., Steffen S EXTRACT …Although female genital mutilation (FGM) is most commonly performed in Africa, where some 30 countries have subjected approximately 92 million girls to this practice, it is also an issue in Western countries. Parents from immigrant communities in countries including Germany, FranceContinue reading “Classrooms in London schools tackle genital mutilation”