Female genital cutting: A survey among healthcare professionals in Italy.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 Sep 29:1-4. [Epub ahead of print] Female genital cutting: A survey among healthcare professionals in Italy. Surico D, Amadori R, Gastaldo LB, Tinelli R, Surico N. ABSTRACT This study aims to evaluate the knowledge of female genital cutting (FGC) in a tertiary teaching hospital in Italy. A survey questionnaire on FGCContinue reading “Female genital cutting: A survey among healthcare professionals in Italy.”

Health care for immigrant women in Italy: are we really ready? A survey on knowledge about female genital mutilation.

Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2014;50(1):49-53.DOI: 10.4415/ANN_14_01_08. Health care for immigrant women in Italy: are we really ready? A survey on knowledge about female genital mutilation. Caroppo E, Almadori A, Giannuzzi V, Brogna P, Diodati A, Bria P. ABSTRACT Background. Because of immigration, female genital mutilation (FGM) is an issue of increasing concern in western countries.Continue reading “Health care for immigrant women in Italy: are we really ready? A survey on knowledge about female genital mutilation.”

Labia Minora Elongation and its implications on the health of women: A Systematic Review

Int J Sex Health. 2013. DOI:10.1080/19317611.2013.851139 Labia Minora Elongation and its implications on the health of women: A Systematic Review Martínez Pérez G, Tomás Aznar C, Bagnol B ABSTRACT Labia Minora Elongation is a female genital modification practice categorized among the types included in the fourth group of female genital mutilation. In this paper we display theContinue reading “Labia Minora Elongation and its implications on the health of women: A Systematic Review”

Female genital mutilation: the ethical impact of the new Italian law.

J Med Ethics. 2007 Feb;33(2):98-101.  Female genital mutilation: the ethical impact of the new Italian law. Turillazzi E, Fineschi V. Department of Legal Medicine, University of Foggia, Policlinico Ospedali Riuniti, Via Luigi Pinto 1, 71100 Foggia, Italy. ABSTRACT Despite global and local attempts to end female genital mutilation (FGM), the practice persists in some partsContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: the ethical impact of the new Italian law.”

Nurses and requests for female genital mutilation: cultural rights versus human rights.

Nurs Ethics. 2001 May;8(3):247-58. Nurses and requests for female genital mutilation: cultural rights versus human rights. Sala R, Manara D. Scientific Institute San Raffaele, University VitaSalute, Via Olgettina, 58-Dibit, 20132 Milan, Italy. Abstract In this article we focus on female genital mutilation. We analyse this problem as one of the most important issues of multiculturalism, which is also coming to theContinue reading “Nurses and requests for female genital mutilation: cultural rights versus human rights.”