FGM: a hidden crime.

Community Pract. 2013 Dec;86(12):22-3. FGM: a hidden crime. Naughton L. ABSTRACT A new report into female genital mutilation (FGM) highlights that, despite the barbaric practice being illegal in the U.K., not one single person has been held to account for their involvement in the act. There is no LINK to access this article online.

Female genital mutilation and public health: lessons from the British experience

Health Care for Women International. 1998 19(2) 119-129 Female genital mutilation and public health: lessons from the British experience Elizabeth Thompson Ortiz ABSTRACT The author addresses the public health policy challenge posed by the increasing numbers of immigrant girls and women in the United States affected by female genital mutilation (FGM), a traditional ritual health practiceContinue reading “Female genital mutilation and public health: lessons from the British experience”

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?”