Female circumcision in Nigeria and attitudes towards its discontinuation

Afr J Med Med Sci. 2015 Dec;44(4):343-54. Female circumcision in Nigeria and attitudes towards its discontinuation. Gbadebo BM, Afolabi RF, Adebowale AS ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Female Circumcision (FC) is a harmful traditional practice and remains a public health problem particularly in the era of HIV/AIDS. Aside its numerous health implications, it can cause infertility, complications inContinue reading “Female circumcision in Nigeria and attitudes towards its discontinuation”

Female circumcision and child mortality in urban Somalia.

Genus. 1991 Jul-Dec;47(3-4):203-23. Female circumcision and child mortality in urban Somalia. Mohamud OA. Abstract In Somalia, a demographer analyzed urban data obtained from the Family Health Survey to examine the effect female circumcision has on child mortality and the mechanism of that effect. Girls undergo female circumcision between 5-12 years old in Somalia. Since sunni circumcisionContinue reading “Female circumcision and child mortality in urban Somalia.”