Nurses and requests for female genital mutilation: cultural rights versus human rights.

Nurs Ethics. 2001 May;8(3):247-58. Nurses and requests for female genital mutilation: cultural rights versus human rights. Sala R, Manara D. Scientific Institute San Raffaele, University VitaSalute, Via Olgettina, 58-Dibit, 20132 Milan, Italy. Abstract In this article we focus on female genital mutilation. We analyse this problem as one of the most important issues of multiculturalism, which is also coming to theContinue reading “Nurses and requests for female genital mutilation: cultural rights versus human rights.”

Ball T: Female genital mutilation.

Nurs Stand. 2008 Oct 8-14;23(5):43-7. Female genital mutilation. Ball T. Princess of Wales Women’s Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham. teresa.ball@heartofengland.nhs.uk Abstract This article examines female genital mutilation and describes how a midwifery-led clinic was developed to meet the needs of women affected by this practice.

Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth

Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth Essén, Birgitta 2001. Doctoral dissertation. Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, University Hospital, MAS, Lund University, 205 02 Malmö This thesis is an exploration of the possible effects of maternal country of origin on the riskContinue reading “Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth”

Created by God: How Somalis in Swedish Exile Reassess the Practice of Female Circumcision

Created by God: How Somalis in Swedish Exile Reassess the Practice of Female Circumcision Johnsdotter, Sara 2002, Doctoral dissertation, Department of Social Anthropology, Lund University, Sweden ‘Created by God’ presents the views of Swedish Somalis on female circumcision and contrasts it to the Swedish public discourse on the issue. Despite the lack of documented illegal cases ofContinue reading “Created by God: How Somalis in Swedish Exile Reassess the Practice of Female Circumcision”

Caring for women who have undergone genital mutilation

Nurs Times. 2004 Jun 29-Jul 6;100(26):32-5. Caring for women who have undergone genital mutilation Daley A ABSTRACT The term female genital mutilation (FGM) refers to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-therapeutic reasons. It is practised across all socioeconomic classes by aContinue reading “Caring for women who have undergone genital mutilation”

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”