Female genital mutilation/cutting in Africa

Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Apr;6(2):138-148. doi: 10.21037/tau.2016.12.01. Female genital mutilation/cutting in Africa Odukogbe AA, Afolabi BB, Bello OO, Adeyanju AS ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a traditional practice in which the external female genitalia is partially or totally incised or excised for a non-therapeutic reason, usually without the consent of the individual. FGM/C is common inContinue reading “Female genital mutilation/cutting in Africa”

Interventions for healthcare providers to improve treatment and prevention of female genital mutilation: a systematic review

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Aug 19;16(1):409. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1674-1. Interventions for healthcare providers to improve treatment and prevention of female genital mutilation: a systematic review Balfour J, Abdulcadir J, Say L, Hindin MJ ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Studies on healthcare providers’ awareness, knowledge and attitudes regarding female genital mutilation (FGM) have shown a lack of awareness ofContinue reading “Interventions for healthcare providers to improve treatment and prevention of female genital mutilation: a systematic review”

[Female circumcision–a new issue for gynecologists practicing in the E.U. countries?]. [Article in Polish]

Ginekol Pol. 2009 Feb;80(2):118-23. [Female circumcision–a new issue for gynecologists practicing in the E.U. countries?]. [Article in Polish] Rogowska-Szadkowska D, Niemiec T. Zaklad Medycyny Rodzinnej i Pielegniarstwa Srodowiskowego Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Białymstoku. dszadkowska@umwb.edu.pl ABSTRACT An increasing number of immigrants from countries practicing female genital mutilation (FGM) has begun to concern Europe as well. The aimContinue reading “[Female circumcision–a new issue for gynecologists practicing in the E.U. countries?]. [Article in Polish]”