Some Ethical Considerations Regarding Medicalization of Female Genital Mutilation/cutting (Female Circumcision)

rev.latinoam.bioet. vol.8 no.1 Bogotá Jan./June 2008 Some Ethical Considerations Regarding Medicalization of Female Genital Mutilation/cutting (Female Circumcision) Ahmed R. A. Ragab Médico Gineco-Obstetra con Maestría en Bioética. Profesor de investigación de la salud reproductiva aplicada de la Universidad de Al-zhar (El Cairo, Egipto). Email: arragab@yahoo.com ABSTRACT According to each society’s condition the ethical attitude of the individual may be coloredContinue reading “Some Ethical Considerations Regarding Medicalization of Female Genital Mutilation/cutting (Female Circumcision)”

Women’s rights are human rights : The practice of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Women’s rights are human rights : The practice of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Leeuwen, F.C. van (contr. Boerefijn, C.; Flinterman, C.; Loenen, M.L.P.; University Utrecht) 2009. Disertasion. School of Human Rights Research Series, Volume: 36. Univ. Utrecht. Women’s rights are human rights!’ This notion may seemContinue reading “Women’s rights are human rights : The practice of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights”

Female circumcision

Saudi Med J. 2000 Oct;21(10):921-3. Female circumcision. Abu Daia JM. Source Department of Urology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, PO Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. jabudaia@hotmail.com Abstract It is uncertain when female circumcision was first practiced, but it certainly preceded the founding of both Christianity and Islam. A review of pastContinue reading “Female circumcision”