The cultural context of the Sierra Leonean Mende woman as patient.

 J Transcult Nurs. 2010 Jul;21(3):228-36. doi: 10.1177/1043659609358781. The cultural context of the Sierra Leonean Mende woman as patient. Kallon I, Dundes L. Department of Sociology, McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157, USA. ABSTRACT This article provides a clinically pertinent overview of Sierra Leonean immigrants, a growing patient population that most health care workersContinue reading “The cultural context of the Sierra Leonean Mende woman as patient.”

[Female genital mutilation. Women’s point of view]

Gynecol Obstet Fertil. Nov 2001 29(11): 824–828 [Mutilations génitales rituelles féminines. La parole aux femmes] [Article in french] [Female genital mutilation. Women’s point of view] Allag F, Abboud P, Mansour G, Zanardi M, Quéreux C ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is considered as the most dangerous custom still ritually practised and 2 million girls undergo the ordeal each year. This practice isContinue reading “[Female genital mutilation. Women’s point of view]”

Intergenerational attitude changes regarding female genital cutting in Nigeria.

J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Nov;20(11):1655-61. Epub 2011 Sep 15. Intergenerational attitude changes regarding female genital cutting in Nigeria. Alo OA, Gbadebo B. Department of Sociology, Adekunle Ajasin University , Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria. bumssy2004@yahoo.com ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The practice of female genital cutting (FGC) is widespread in Nigeria and varies from one ethnic group toContinue reading “Intergenerational attitude changes regarding female genital cutting in Nigeria.”

Dynamics of change in the practice of female genital cutting in Senegambia: testing predictions of social convention theory.

Soc Sci Med. 2011 Oct;73(8):1275-83. Epub 2011 Aug 26. Dynamics of change in the practice of female genital cutting in Senegambia: testing predictions of social convention theory. Shell-Duncan B, Wander K, Hernlund Y, Moreau A. University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Box 353100, Seattle, WA 98195-3100, United States. bsd@u.washington.edu ABSTRACT Recent reviews of intervention efforts aimed atContinue reading “Dynamics of change in the practice of female genital cutting in Senegambia: testing predictions of social convention theory.”

Somali immigrant women’s perceptions of cesarean delivery and patient-provider communication surrounding female circumcision and childbirth in the USA.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2011 Dec;115(3):227-30. Epub 2011 Sep 19. Somali immigrant women’s perceptions of cesarean delivery and patient-provider communication surrounding female circumcision and childbirth in the USA. Ameresekere M, Borg R, Frederick J, Vragovic O, Saia K, Raj A. Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA. maithri@post.harvard.edu OBJECTIVE: To explore perceptions of cesareanContinue reading “Somali immigrant women’s perceptions of cesarean delivery and patient-provider communication surrounding female circumcision and childbirth in the USA.”

Knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Shao community of Kwara State, Nigeria.

Int Q Community Health Educ. 2006-2007;27(4):337-49. Knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Shao community of Kwara State, Nigeria. Amusan OA, Asekun-Olarinmoye EO. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria. ABSTRACT To determine the level of knowledge, belief, and assess the attitude to female genital mutilation (FGM) and its complications in Shao community,Continue reading “Knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes to female genital mutilation (FGM) in Shao community of Kwara State, Nigeria.”