United States Department of State. 2001. Benin: Report on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Female Genital Cutting (FGC), 1 June 2001 NN.AA. EXTRACT …The Benin chapter of the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC) conducted a survey in 1992. It estimated that the percentage of women who haveContinue reading “Benin: Report on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Female Genital Cutting (FGC)”
Hist Workshop J. 2008 Spring;65:23-48. Jomo Kenyatta, Marie Bonaparte and Bronislaw Malinowski on clitoridectomy and female sexuality. Frederiksen BF. No abstract is available for this article. There is no link to view this article online.
Lancet. 2004 May;363(9420):1531 Dutch government cracks down on female circumcision van Kolfschooten F Preview The Netherlands is taking measures to crack down on female genital mutilation (FGM) because of the practice’s severe physical and psychological effects. Last week, the Dutch cabinet set up a committee to develop a control system for the prevention and detectionContinue reading “Dutch government cracks down on female circumcision”
Med Anthropol Q. 1996 Dec; 10 (4): 455-475 The Cultural Debate over Female Circumcision: The Sudanese Are Arguing This One Out for Themselves Gruenbaum E ABSTRACT This article critiques medical ecological analysis of female circumcision as a “maladaptive cultural pattern” and argues that this highly controversial procedure must be analyzed within the larger contexts of women’sContinue reading “The Cultural Debate over Female Circumcision: The Sudanese Are Arguing This One Out for Themselves”