Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines

Department of Health. Government of UK. 24 feb 2011 Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines Author: HM Government New, multi-agency practice guidelines on tackling and preventing female genital mutilation are now published. Awareness among healthcare practitioners across all sectors, but particularly in GP practices, and midwifery, gynaecology, neo-natal and anti-natal services, is crucial to creatingContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: multi-agency practice guidelines”

Estimating the obstetric costs of female genital mutilation in six African countries

Bull World Health Organ vol.88 no.4 Genebra Apr. 2010 Estimating the obstetric costs of female genital mutilation in six African countries Taghreed AdamI; Heli BathijaI; David BishaiII,*; Yung-Ting BonnenfantII; Manal DarwishIII; Dale HuntingtonI; Elise JohansenI for the FGM Cost Study Group of the World Health Organization IWorld Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland 
IIJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 NContinue reading “Estimating the obstetric costs of female genital mutilation in six African countries”

Combating female genital mutilation: an agenda for the next decade.

World Health Stat Q. 1996;49(2):142-7. Combating female genital mutilation: an agenda for the next decade.  Dorkenoo E. Family and Reproductive Health Programme, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland. Female genital mutilation (FGM)-sometimes locally referred to as “female circumcision”-is a deeply rooted traditional practice that adversely affects the  health of girls and women. At present it is estimated thatContinue reading “Combating female genital mutilation: an agenda for the next decade.”