Female genital mutilation and its psychosexual impact.

J Sex Marital Ther. 2001 Oct-Dec;27(5):465-73. Female genital mutilation and its psychosexual impact. el-Defrawi MH, Lotfy G, Dandash KF, Refaat AH, Eyada M. Psychiatry Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt. ABSTRACT Two hundred and fifty women, randomly selected from the patients of Maternal and Childhood Centers in Ismailia, were examined gynecologically and interviewed to investigateContinue reading “Female genital mutilation and its psychosexual impact.”

Female genital mutilation: a descriptive study.

J Sex Marital Ther. 2001 Oct-Dec;27(5):453-8. Female genital mutilation: a descriptive study. Dandash KF, Refaat AH, Eyada M. Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Ismalia, Egypt. ABSTRACT Female circumcision is one of the tradition still practiced in Egypt. It is a custom related to morals. In order to study its practice inContinue reading “Female genital mutilation: a descriptive study.”

Prevalence of female genital mutilation among female infants in Kano, Northern Nigeria.

Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Aug;286(2):423-8. Epub 2012 Apr 11. Prevalence of female genital mutilation among female infants in Kano, Northern Nigeria. Garba ID, Muhammed Z, Abubakar IS, Yakasai IA. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bayero University/Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, PMB 3452, Kano, Nigeria. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence and type of female genital mutilation (FGM)Continue reading “Prevalence of female genital mutilation among female infants in Kano, Northern Nigeria.”

Knowledge of female genital mutilation among healthcare professionals.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007 Feb;27(2):161-4. Knowledge of female genital mutilation among healthcare professionals. Zaidi N, Khalil A, Roberts C, Browne M. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manor Hospital Walsall NHS Trust, Walsall, UK. naseemzaidi@doctors.org.uk ABSTRACT The World Health Organisation estimates that 2 million women undergo some form of female genital mutilation (FGM) annually. Because ofContinue reading “Knowledge of female genital mutilation among healthcare professionals.”

Healthcare professionals more knowledgeable about female genital mutilation but still some way to go.

BMJ. 2012 Apr 18;344:e2744. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e2744. Healthcare professionals more knowledgeable about female genital mutilation but still some way to go. Relph S, Inamdar R, Singh H, Yoong W. Clusters of cases of female genital mutilation have become increasingly common in the West owing to migration from countries where the practice is endemic The one UK studyContinue reading “Healthcare professionals more knowledgeable about female genital mutilation but still some way to go.”

Reconstructive surgery after female genital mutilation: a prospective cohort study

The Lancet. 2012 July 380(9837):134 – 141. Reconstructive surgery after female genital mutilation: a prospective cohort study Foldes P, Cuzin B, Andro A ABSTRACT Women who have undergone female genital mutilation rarely have access to the reconstructive surgery that is now available. Our objective was to assess the immediate and long-term outcomes of this surgery.Continue reading “Reconstructive surgery after female genital mutilation: a prospective cohort study”

Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation

International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2009 Dec; 107(3):232-235 Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation Masho SW, Matthews L Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA Abstract  Objective To examine the factors influencing the opinions of women about whether female genital mutilation (FGM) should continue in Ethiopia. Methods Data from questionnaire surveys of womenContinue reading “Factors determining whether Ethiopian women support continuation of female genital mutilation”

Female genital mutilation: an analysis of 522 cases in South-Western Nigeria

Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2004, Vol. 24, No. 3 , Pages 281-283 Female genital mutilation: an analysis of 522 cases in South-Western Nigeria Dare FO, Oboro VO, Fadiora SO, Orji EO, Sule-Odu AO, Olabode TO Address for correspondence: FO, Dare, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State,Continue reading “Female genital mutilation: an analysis of 522 cases in South-Western Nigeria”

Perception of primary health professionals about female genital mutilation: from healthcare to intercultural competence.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2009 Jan 15;9:11. Perception of primary health professionals about female genital mutilation: from healthcare to intercultural competence. Kaplan-Marcusan A, Torán-Monserrat P, Moreno-Navarro J, Castany Fàbregas MJ, Muñoz-Ortiz L. Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain. adriana.kaplan@uab.cat BACKGROUND: The practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM),Continue reading “Perception of primary health professionals about female genital mutilation: from healthcare to intercultural competence.”

Female sexual dysfunction in Lower Egypt

BJOG. 2007 Feb; 114(2):201-206 Female sexual dysfunction in Lower Egypt Elnashar AM, EL-Dien Ibrahim M, EL-Desoky MM, Ali OM, El-Sayd Mohamed Hassan M ABSTRACT Objective  The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and associated factors of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in Lower Egypt. Design  A cross-sectional clinic-/hospital-based survey. Setting  Five district medicalContinue reading “Female sexual dysfunction in Lower Egypt”