Female genital mutilation in Kenya and Sudan.

Afr Popul Newsl. 1995 Jan-Jun;(67):6-7. Female genital mutilation in Kenya and Sudan. [No authors listed] ABSTRACT PIP: Female genital mutilation is still practiced in 28 African countries despite international calls for its abolishment. A 1991 survey of 1365 14-year-old girls undertaken by a nongovernmental organization in Kenya revealed that 90% had suffered mutilation ranging fromContinue reading “Female genital mutilation in Kenya and Sudan.”

Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey.

J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Jul;20(7):1097-109. Epub 2011 Jun 13. Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey. Hull T, Hilber AM, Chersich MF, Bagnol B, Prohmmo A, Smit JA, Widyantoro N, Utomo ID, Francois I, Tumwesigye NM, Temmerman M; WHO GSVP Study Group AustralianContinue reading “Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey.”