IOM International Organization for Migration. Supporting the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation in the Context of Migration EXTRACT …IOM became increasingly concerned and aware of the practice of FGM when the numbers of African women refugees requiring health assessments for resettlement began to rise.10 The organization therefore started to address the issue within the frameworkContinue reading “Supporting the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation in the Context of Migration”
Journal of Psychology in Africa. 2009, 19(1):55-61 Female genital mutilation: a human rights perspective Odeku K, Rembe S & Anwo J ABSTRACT Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) constitutes all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for cultural or non-therapeutic reasons. The practice remainsContinue reading “Female Genital Mutilation: A Human Rights Perspective”
Afr J Reprod Health. 2006 Aug;10(2):13-7. Genital mutilation as an expression of power structures: ending FGM through education, empowerment of women and removal of taboos. Finke E. There is no ABSTRACT available for this article. There is no LINK available to view this article online.
J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Nov;19(11):2081-9. Epub 2010 Oct 28. Global women’s health in 2010: facing the challenges. Lester F, Benfield N, Fathalla MM. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org ABSTRACT Women’s health is closely linked to a nation’s level of development, with the leading causes of death inContinue reading “Global women’s health in 2010: facing the challenges.”