Grounded Theory A Methodology Choice to Investigating Labia Minora Elongation Among Zambians in South Africa

Int J Qual Methods. November 22, 2015, doi: 10.1177/1609406915618324 Grounded Theory. A Methodology Choice to Investigating Labia Minora Elongation Among Zambians in South Africa Martínez Pérez G, Mubanga M, Tomás Aznar C, Bagnol B ABSTRACT A study on how Zambian migrants living in Cape Town perceive and experience the implications of labial elongation on women’sContinue reading “Grounded Theory A Methodology Choice to Investigating Labia Minora Elongation Among Zambians in South Africa”

432 Somali women’s birth experiences in Canada after earlier female genital mutilation

Birth. 2000 Dec;27(4):227-34. 432 Somali women’s birth experiences in Canada after earlier female genital mutilation. Chalmers B, Hashi KO ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Women with previous female genital mutilation (sometimes referred to as circumcision) are migrating, with increasing frequency, to countries where this practice is uncommon. Many health care professionals in these countries lack experience in assistingContinue reading “432 Somali women’s birth experiences in Canada after earlier female genital mutilation”

An explorative study of Sudanese midwives’ motives, perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth

Midwifery. 2004, 20(4); 299–311. An explorative study of Sudanese midwives’ motives, perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth Berggren V, Abdel Salam G, Bergström S, Johansson E, Edberg A ABSTRACT Objective: to explore Sudanese midwives’ motives for and perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth and to elucidate its context and determinants. Design: triangulation ofContinue reading “An explorative study of Sudanese midwives’ motives, perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth”

A qualitative study of women’s lived experience after deinfibulation in the UK

Midwifery. 2013, 29(2); 154–158 A qualitative study of women’s lived experience after deinfibulation in the UK Safari F ABSTRACT Objective: to explore women’s experiences of deinfibulation and its aftermath. Design: a qualitative study using semi-structured interviews with data collection via audio-recording and field notes. The audio-recorded interviews were transcribed verbatim and analysed using Interpretive PhenomenologicalContinue reading “A qualitative study of women’s lived experience after deinfibulation in the UK”

Reflections on female circumcision discourse in Hargeysa, Somaliland: purified or mutilated?

Afr J Reprod Health. 2014 Jun;18(2):22-35. Reflections on female circumcision discourse in Hargeysa, Somaliland: purified or mutilated? Vestbøstad E, Blystad A. ABSTRACT In communities where female circumcision is carried out, increasingly large segments of the population have been exposed to strong arguments against the practice. This study aimed to explore diverse discourses on female circumcisionContinue reading “Reflections on female circumcision discourse in Hargeysa, Somaliland: purified or mutilated?”

Meaning-making of female genital cutting: children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual.

Int J Womens Health. 2013 Apr 15;5:165-75. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S40447. Print 2013. Meaning-making of female genital cutting: children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual. Schultz JH, Lien IL. Norwegian Center for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Oslo, Norway. ABSTRACT How do girls who have undergone female genital cutting understand the ritual? This study provides anContinue reading “Meaning-making of female genital cutting: children’s perception and acquired knowledge of the ritual.”

Reinfibulation among women in a rural area in Central Sudan

Health Care Women Int. 2001 22(8):711-721. 10.1080/073993301753339933 Reinfibulation among women in a rural area in Central Sudan Almroth-Berggren V, Almroth L, Bergström S, Hassanein OS, El Hadi N, Lithell U ABSTRACT Reinfibulation is performed on women previously subjected to infibulation and who have given birth. To investigate the practice and attitudes concerning reinfibulation, we randomly selectedContinue reading “Reinfibulation among women in a rural area in Central Sudan”

The experiences of African women giving birth in Brisbane, Australia.

Health Care Women Int. 2010 May;31(5):458-72. doi: 10.1080/07399330903548928. The experiences of African women giving birth in Brisbane, Australia. Murray L, Windsor C, Parker E, Tewfik O. School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Australia. linda.murray@qut.edu.au ABSTRACT Our purpose in this research was to uncover first-person descriptions of the birth experiences ofContinue reading “The experiences of African women giving birth in Brisbane, Australia.”

Prevalence of female genital cutting in Upper Egypt: 6 years after enforcement of prohibition law

Reprod Biomed Online. 2008 16 (1): 27-31 Prevalence of female genital cutting in Upper Egypt: 6 years after enforcement of prohibition law Hassanin I, Saleh R, Bedaiwy AA, Peterson RS Bedaiwy MA ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of female genital cutting (FGC) in Upper Egypt, after 6 years of putting prohibition law into action. A totalContinue reading “Prevalence of female genital cutting in Upper Egypt: 6 years after enforcement of prohibition law”

Determinants of coital frequency among married women in Central African Republic: The role of Female Genital Cutting

J Biosoc Sci. Oct 2002 34(04): 525-539 Determinants of coital frequency among married women in Central African Republic: The role of Female Genital Cutting Stewart H, Morison L, White R ABSTRACT This paper examines determinants of one aspect of sexual behaviour – coital frequency – among 2188 married women in the Central African Republic using aContinue reading “Determinants of coital frequency among married women in Central African Republic: The role of Female Genital Cutting”