Female genital mutilation in Greece.

Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2012;39(3):346-50. Female genital mutilation in Greece. Vrachnis N, Salakos N, Iavazzo C, Iliodromiti Z, Bakalianou K, Kouiroukidou P, Creatsas G. 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece. nvrachnis@hotmail.com ABSTRACT The number of migrants and refugees with a female genital mutilation (FGM) living in Greece isContinue reading “Female genital mutilation in Greece.”

Female circumcision/genital mutilation: Culturally sensitive care

Health Care for Women International. 1993 14(3) 227-238 Female circumcision/genital mutilation: Culturally sensitive care Barbara L. Calder, Yvonne M.R. Brown & Donna I. Rae ABSTRACT The ancient ritual of female circumcision/genital mutilation is still a prevalent custom in some African countries. Because of increasing immigration of African families to Western nations, the practice has become an issue forContinue reading “Female circumcision/genital mutilation: Culturally sensitive care”

Dispelling the myths and beliefs toward female genital cutting of woman: assessing general outpatient services at a tertiary health institution in Enugu state, Nigeria.

East Afr J Public Health. 2010 Mar;7(1):64-7. Dispelling the myths and beliefs toward female genital cutting of woman: assessing general outpatient services at a tertiary health institution in Enugu state, Nigeria. Ekwueme OC, Ezegwui HU, Ezeoke U. Reproductive Health Unit, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria. CONTEXT: The practice of female genitalContinue reading “Dispelling the myths and beliefs toward female genital cutting of woman: assessing general outpatient services at a tertiary health institution in Enugu state, Nigeria.”

The lower prevalence of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands: a nationwide study in Dutch midwifery practices.

Int J Public Health. 2012 Apr;57(2):413-20. The lower prevalence of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands: a nationwide study in Dutch midwifery practices. Korfker DG, Reis R, Rijnders ME, Meijer-van Asperen S, Read L, Sanjuan M, Herschderfer K, Buitendijk SE. TNO Innovation for Life, Leiden, The Netherlands. dineke.korfker@tno.nl ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence ofContinue reading “The lower prevalence of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands: a nationwide study in Dutch midwifery practices.”

Sexual quality of life in women who have undergone female genital mutilation: a case–control study

BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Article first published online: 10 OCT 2012. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12004. Sexual quality of life in women who have undergone female genital mutilation: a case–control study Andersson SHA, Rymer J, Joyce DW, Momoh C, Gayle CM ABSTRACT Objective  To investigate the sexual quality of life of women who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) and compare themContinue reading “Sexual quality of life in women who have undergone female genital mutilation: a case–control study”

Knowledge of female genital cutting and experience with women who are circumcised: a survey of nurse-midwives in the United States.

J Midwifery Womens Health. 2010 Jan-Feb;55(1):46-54. Knowledge of female genital cutting and experience with women who are circumcised: a survey of nurse-midwives in the United States. Hess RF, Weinland J, Saalinger NM. Malone University, Canton, OH, USA. rfhess@researchforhealth.org ABSTRACT Thousands of women with a history of female genital cutting (FGC) have immigrated to the UnitedContinue reading “Knowledge of female genital cutting and experience with women who are circumcised: a survey of nurse-midwives in the United States.”

The impact of health education on attitudes towards female genital mutilation (FGM) in a rural Nigerian community.

Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2008 Sep;13(3):289-97. The impact of health education on attitudes towards female genital mutilation (FGM) in a rural Nigerian community. Asekun-Olarinmoye EO, Amusan OA. Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. estoaskol@yahoo.com OBJECTIVES: To determine theContinue reading “The impact of health education on attitudes towards female genital mutilation (FGM) in a rural Nigerian community.”

Female genital mutilation among antenatal care and contraceptive advice attendees in Sweden.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2008;87(7):716-22. Female genital mutilation among antenatal care and contraceptive advice attendees in Sweden. Litorp H, Franck M, Almroth L. Division of International Health/IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. helena.litorp@vgregion.se OBJECTIVE: To explore knowledge of, attitudes toward and practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) among women originally from countries where FGM is customaryContinue reading “Female genital mutilation among antenatal care and contraceptive advice attendees in Sweden.”

Female genital mutilation — an exported medical hazard.

Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care. 2005 Jun;10(2):93-7. Female genital mutilation — an exported medical hazard. Elgaali M, Strevens H, Mårdh PA. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lund University, Sweden. BACKGROUND: Female circumcision (FC) has remained a common practice in the countries where it has traditionally been performed. Following increased global mobility, it has alsoContinue reading “Female genital mutilation — an exported medical hazard.”

Female genital mutilation in the Sudan: survey of the attitude of Khartoum university students towards this practice.

Sex Transm Infect. 2003 Jun;79(3):220-3. Female genital mutilation in the Sudan: survey of the attitude of Khartoum university students towards this practice. Herieka E, Dhar J. Bournemouth GU Clinic, Bournemouth, UK. elbushra.herieka@rbch.tr.swest.nhs.uk BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision is the removal of variable amounts of tissue from the female external genitalia. It isContinue reading “Female genital mutilation in the Sudan: survey of the attitude of Khartoum university students towards this practice.”