Statement on female genital mutilation from the staff of Explore.

Explore (NY). 2010 Jul-Aug;6(4):220. Statement on female genital mutilation from the staff of Explore. Dossey L, Kligler B, Radin D, Sierpina V, Fenton M, Horrigan B, Schwartz SA. …. An estimated 100 to 140 million girls and women worldwide are currently living with the consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM), according to the World HealthContinue reading “Statement on female genital mutilation from the staff of Explore.”

Female genital mutilation. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association.

JAMA. 1995 Dec 6;274(21):1714-6. Female genital mutilation. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association [No authors listed] Female genital mutilation is the medically unnecessary modification of female genitalia. Female genital mutilation typically occurs at about 7 years of age, but mutilated women suffer severe medical complications throughout their adult lives. Female genital mutilation most frequentlyContinue reading “Female genital mutilation. Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association.”