Reprod Health. 2017 Feb 10;14(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0287-4. Virility, pleasure and female genital mutilation/cutting. A qualitative study of perceptions and experiences of medicalized defibulation among Somali and Sudanese migrants in Norway. Johansen RE. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The most pervasive form of female genital mutilation/cutting-infibulation-involves the almost complete closure of the vaginal orifice by cutting and closing the labia to createContinue reading “Virility, pleasure and female genital mutilation/cutting. A qualitative study of perceptions and experiences of medicalized defibulation among Somali and Sudanese migrants in Norway.”
Health Care Women Int. 2017 May;38(5):463-477. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2017.1294593. Epub 2017 Feb 13. Knowledge and attitudes toward female genital cutting among West African male immigrants in New York City. Akinsulure-Smith AM, Chu T. ABSTRACT In this project, we explored knowledge and attitudes toward female genital cutting (FGC) in a survey of 107 West African immigrants, including 36 men. Men inContinue reading “Knowledge and attitudes toward female genital cutting among West African male immigrants in New York City.”
S Afr Med J. 2016 Jul 4;106(8):822-3. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i8.10124. Attitudes to female genital mutilation/cutting among male adolescents in Ilorin, Nigeria Adeniran AS, Ijaiya MA, Fawole AA, Balogun OR, Adesina KT, Olatinwo AW, Olarinoye AO, Adeniran PI ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The central role of males in female reproductive health issues in patriarchal societies makes them an importantContinue reading “Attitudes to female genital mutilation/cutting among male adolescents in Ilorin, Nigeria”
Afr J Reprod Health. 2006 Aug;10(2):37-47. Males’ preference for circumcised women in northern Ghana. Sakeah E, Beke A, Doctor HV, Hodgson AV. Navrongo Health Research Centre, P.O. Box 114, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana. firstname.lastname@example.org ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) still remains one of the challenges facing women in many countries around the world. EffortsContinue reading “Males’ preference for circumcised women in northern Ghana”
CMAJ. 2007 Nov 20;177(11):1345. Unprohibited crimes. Jassam J. EXTRACT A few years ago, when I was working in one of the Middle East countries … It was a summer day, I was sitting in my office … waiting for the coming patient … somebody knocked the door. … Come in, I said. Hello, doc …Continue reading “Unprohibited crimes.”
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]”
J Biosoc Sci. 2010 Sep;42(5):587-99. doi: 10.1017/S002193201000012X. Epub 2010 Jun 3. Behavioural and biological determinants of human sex ratio at birth. James WH. The Galton Laboratory, Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, UK. ABSTRACT The human sex ratio SR (proportion male) at birth has been reported to vary with many variables. TheContinue reading “Behavioural and biological determinants of human sex ratio at birth.”
Ann Epidemiol. 2007 Nov;17(11):926-7; author reply 928-9. Epub 2007 Jun 6. Comments on Brewer et al., “Male and female circumcision associated with prevalent HIV infection in virgins and adolescents in Kenya, Lesotho, and Tanzania”. Westreich D, Rennie S, Muula A. Comment on Ann Epidemiol. 2007 Mar;17(3):217-26. SEE This article can be purchased in this LINK
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Oct;171(4):1160. Female genital mutilation. Rehnstrom J. Comment on: Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Dec;169(6):1616-8. There is no abstract available. No LINK to view this letter online.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Oct;171(4):1160-1. A challenge to the ethics of neutrality on the medically harmful practice of female genital mutilation. Bien-Aimé T, Neuwirth J. Comment: Female circumcision: obstetric issues. [Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993] There is no abstract available of this article. No LINK to view this article online.