Consider the personhood of women who experienced genital cutting

Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Oct;88(10):1180. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2013.08.004. Consider the personhood of women who experienced genital cutting. Bergstrom AR, Nur F, Davis DL. NO ABSTRACT IS AVAILABLE Comment in Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Oct;88(10):1180-1. Comment on Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Jun;88(6):618-29. This article can be accessed in this LINK

In reply-consider the personhood of women who experienced genital cutting.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Oct;88(10):1180-1. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2013.08.003. In reply-consider the personhood of women who experienced genital cutting. Hearst A, Molnar A. NO ABSTRACT IS AVAILABLE Comment on: Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Oct;88(10):1180. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Jun;88(6):618-29. This article can be accessed in this LINK

Female genital mutilation: a literature review.

Nurs Stand. 2013 Sep 4-10;28(1):41-7. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.09.28.1.41.e7750. Female genital mutilation: a literature review. Terry L, Harris K. Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, UK. terrylm@lsbu.ac.uk ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a harmful practice involving the removal or alteration of parts of the female genitalia for non-therapeutic reasons. It may beContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: a literature review.”

Facts and controversies on female genital mutilation and Islam.

Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2013 Feb;18(1):10-4. doi: 10.3109/13625187.2012.749982. Epub 2013 Jan 4. Facts and controversies on female genital mutilation and Islam. Rouzi AA. ABSTRACT Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. aarouzi@gmail.com Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a very ancient traditional and cultural ritual. Strategies and policies have beenContinue reading “Facts and controversies on female genital mutilation and Islam.”

Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Jun;88(6):618-29. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2013.04.004. Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician. Hearst AA, Molnar AM. Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA. ABSTRACT The United States has more than 1.5 million immigrants from countries in Africa and the Middle East where femaleContinue reading “Female genital cutting: an evidence-based approach to clinical management for the primary care physician.”

Female genital mutilation: classification and management.

Nurs Stand. 2007 Oct 24-30;22(7):43-9; quiz 50. Female genital mutilation: classification and management. Bikoo M. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Obstetric Hospital, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London. maligaye.bikoo@uclh.nhs.uk ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation is a deeply rooted cultural tradition observed primarily in Africa and among certain communities in the Middle East and Asia. ItContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: classification and management.”

Rethinking the history of female circumcision and clitoridectomy: American medicine and female sexuality in the late nineteenth century.

J Hist Med Allied Sci. 2008 Jul;63(3):323-47. Epub 2007 Dec 9. Rethinking the history of female circumcision and clitoridectomy: American medicine and female sexuality in the late nineteenth century. Rodriguez SW. 001 Wendover Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska 68502, USA. sarahbeth3001@yahoo.com ABSTRACT During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was one kind of female orgasmContinue reading “Rethinking the history of female circumcision and clitoridectomy: American medicine and female sexuality in the late nineteenth century.”

Time will tell.

J R Soc Med. 2008 Dec;101(12):609-10. doi: 10.1258/jrsm.2008.08k031.  Time will tell. Starin D. University College London Gower Street, London, UK. e.starin@ucl.ac.uk EXTRACT …Young girls walk along the paths carrying even younger children on their backs and small bundles of fire wood on their heads, practising for their future roles. Up here in the now-green rainyContinue reading “Time will tell.”

[Sexual mutilations through ages]

Rev Med Brux. 2012 Nov-Dec;33(6):556-61. [Sexual mutilations through ages]. [Article in French] Androutsos G, Karamanou M, Tsigris C, Liakakos T, Stamboulis E, Lykouras E. Service d’Histoire de la Médecine, Hôpital Laiko. ABSTRACT Among the ethnic mutilations (volunteer mutilations performed for religious, aesthetic, moral or hygienic purposes), genital mutilation (circumcision, castration, total emasculation, infibulation, excision, etc.)Continue reading “[Sexual mutilations through ages]”

Female genital cutting and other intra-vaginal practices: implications for TwoDay Method use.

J Biosoc Sci. 2012 Sep;44(5):631-5. Female genital cutting and other intra-vaginal practices: implications for TwoDay Method use. Aksel S, Sinai I, Yee KA. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA. ABSTRACT This report examines the implications of female genital cutting and other intra-vaginal practices for offering the TwoDay Method® of family planning.This fertility awareness-basedContinue reading “Female genital cutting and other intra-vaginal practices: implications for TwoDay Method use.”