What is the AAP’s real view on medical involvement in ritual cutting of children?

Lancet. 2010 Oct 9;376(9748):1222; discussion 1222. What is the AAP’s real view on medical involvement in ritual cutting of children? Bewley S. Comment on Lancet. 2010 Jul 3;376(9734):15. Norra MacReady (July 3, p 15) is incorrect that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) moved quickly to control the damage caused by the toning down of its 1998Continue reading “What is the AAP’s real view on medical involvement in ritual cutting of children?”

Female genital mutilation and its prevention: a challenge for paediatricians.

Eur J Pediatr. 2009 Jan;168(1):27-33. Epub 2008 Apr 25. Female genital mutilation and its prevention: a challenge for paediatricians. Jaeger F, Caflisch M, Hohlfeld P. Service de Pédiatrie, Hôpital de Pourtalès, Rue de la Maladière 45, 2000, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. f.jaeger@gmx.ch ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is defined as an injury of the external female genitaliaContinue reading “Female genital mutilation and its prevention: a challenge for paediatricians.”

[Sexual female mutilation]. [Article in French]

Arch Pediatr. 2005 Mar;12(3):347-50. [Sexual female mutilation]. [Article in French] Rey-Salmon C, Vazquez P, Do Quang LD. Unité médicojudiciaire, hôpital d’enfants Armand-Trousseau (AP-HP), 26, avenue du Docteur-Arnold-Netter, 75012 Paris, France. caroline.rey@trs.ap-hop-paris.fr ABSTRACT Each year, two million young girls are at risk of female sexual mutilation. Pediatricians are likely to be confronted with this problem. TheyContinue reading “[Sexual female mutilation]. [Article in French]”

Effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting

Oslo: Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (NOKC). Report from NOKC nr 25 – 2009. 2009 Effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting Denison E, Berg RC, Lewin S, Fretheim A Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA.Continue reading “Effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting”