Female genital mutilation: an injury, physical and mental harm.

J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Dec;29(4):225-9. Female genital mutilation: an injury, physical and mental harm.   Utz-Billing I, Kentenich H. Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, DRK-Hospital Westend, Berlin, Germany.  isabell.utz@drk-kliniken-berlin.de This article gives an overview over the huge topic of ‘female genital mutilation’ (FGM). FGM means non-therapeutic, partial or complete removal or injury of each ofContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: an injury, physical and mental harm.”

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.”

Ball T: Female genital mutilation.

Nurs Stand. 2008 Oct 8-14;23(5):43-7. Female genital mutilation. Ball T. Princess of Wales Women’s Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham. teresa.ball@heartofengland.nhs.uk Abstract This article examines female genital mutilation and describes how a midwifery-led clinic was developed to meet the needs of women affected by this practice.