Female circumcision: history, medical and psychological complications, and initiatives to eradicate this practice.

Can J Urol. 2009 Apr;16(2):4576-9. Female circumcision: history, medical and psychological complications, and initiatives to eradicate this practice. Shah G, Susan L, Furcroy J. Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. ABSTRACT Female circumcision – a procedure where the parts of the female genitals are removed, which is also known as femaleContinue reading “Female circumcision: history, medical and psychological complications, and initiatives to eradicate this practice.”

[Is genital examination of preschool girls offensive?] [Article in Norwegian]

Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2007 Sep 20;127(18):2402-4. [Is genital examination of preschool girls offensive?]. [Article in Norwegian] Gulla K, Myhre AK, Bratlid D Barne- og ungdomsklinikken, St. Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim. kari.gulla@hist.no Diskusjonen omkring rutineundersøkelse av barns underliv er ikke av ny dato. Blant annet gikk den høyt i 1990-årene, den gang i kjølvannet av flere store overgrepssaker. Debatten har nåContinue reading “[Is genital examination of preschool girls offensive?] [Article in Norwegian]”

Male versus female genital alteration: differences in legal, medical, and socioethical responses.

Gend Med. 2007 Jun;4(2):89-96. Male versus female genital alteration: differences in legal, medical, and socioethical responses. Solomon LM, Noll RC. Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, New York 10036-8299, USA. Lsolomon@proskuaer.com ABSTRACT The different legal, social, and medical approaches to ritually based male and female genital circumcision in the United States are highlighted in this article.Continue reading “Male versus female genital alteration: differences in legal, medical, and socioethical responses.”

[Surgery performed on healthy genitals of children–for how long? Debate about the conflict between parental rights and basic human rights of children]

Ugeskr Laeger. 2002 Dec 16;164(51):6045-7. [Surgery performed on healthy genitals of children–for how long? Debate about the conflict between parental rights and basic human rights of children]. [Article in Danish] Frisch M. mfr@dadlnet.dk Comment in Ugeskr Laeger. 2002 Dec 16;164(51):6043. No LINK to view this article online.

Female genital mutilation: A global bug that should not cross the millennium bridge.

World J Surg. 1999 Oct;23(10):1082-6; discussion 1087. Female genital mutilation: A global bug that should not cross the millennium bridge. Eke N, Nkanginieme KE. Urology Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, 1 Hospital Road, P M B 6173, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been practiced worldwide, clothedContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: A global bug that should not cross the millennium bridge.”

Female circumcision/female genital mutilation in the United States: legislation and its implications for health providers.

J Am Med Womens Assoc. 1997 Fall;52(4):179-80, 187. Female circumcision/female genital mutilation in the United States: legislation and its implications for health providers. Key FL. Law and Policy Project, Columbia University School of Public Health, New York City, USA. ABSTRACT Criminal laws prohibiting female circumcision/female genital mutilation (FC/FGM) have recently been passed in the USContinue reading “Female circumcision/female genital mutilation in the United States: legislation and its implications for health providers.”

Female genital mutilation. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association.

JAMA. 1995 Dec 6;274(21):1714-6. Female genital mutilation. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association [No authors listed] Female genital mutilation is the medically unnecessary modification of female genitalia. Female genital mutilation typically occurs at about 7 years of age, but mutilated women suffer severe medical complications throughout their adult lives. Female genital mutilation most frequentlyContinue reading “Female genital mutilation. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association.”

Abusing female children by circumcision is continued in Egypt.

J Forensic Leg Med. 2012 May;19(4):196-200. Epub 2012 Mar 10. Abusing female children by circumcision is continued in Egypt. Zayed AA, Ali AA. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. abeerazayed@hotmail.com ABSTRACT Female circumcision is a frank picture of female child abuse that is practised widely in many countries especiallyContinue reading “Abusing female children by circumcision is continued in Egypt.”