Attitudes and awareness of female genital mutilation: a questionnaire-based study in a Kenyan hospital.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2007 Nov;27(8):816-8. Attitudes and awareness of female genital mutilation: a questionnaire-based study in a Kenyan hospital. Livermore L, Monteiro R, Rymer J. Guys, Kings and St. Thomas’ School of Medicine, London, UK. jameslivermore@doctors.org.uk ABSTRACT There are considerable efforts in Kenya to increase awareness of the issues and health risks associated with femaleContinue reading “Attitudes and awareness of female genital mutilation: a questionnaire-based study in a Kenyan hospital.”

Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey.

J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Jul;20(7):1097-109. Epub 2011 Jun 13. Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey. Hull T, Hilber AM, Chersich MF, Bagnol B, Prohmmo A, Smit JA, Widyantoro N, Utomo ID, Francois I, Tumwesigye NM, Temmerman M; WHO GSVP Study Group AustralianContinue reading “Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey.”

Prevalence of female genital cutting among Egyptian girls

Bull World Health Organ vol.86 no.4 Genebra Apr. 2008 Prevalence of female genital cutting among Egyptian girls Mohammed A Tag-EldinI; Mohsen A GadallahI,1; Mahmoud N Al-TayebI; Mostafa Abdel-AtyII; Esmat MansourIII; Mona SallemI IFaculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Abbassia 11566, Cairo, Egypt 
IIHealth Insurance Organization, Cairo, Egypt 
IIIMinistry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: Female genital cutting (FGC)Continue reading “Prevalence of female genital cutting among Egyptian girls”

[Study of a custom in Somalia: the circumcision of girls

Med Trop (Mars). 1995;55(3):238-42. [Study of a custom in Somalia: the circumcision of girls].  [Article in French]  Bayoudh F, Barrak S, Ben Fredj N, Allani R, Hamdi M. Service de Pédiatric, l’Hôpital Principal d’Instruction des Armées Tunisiennes, Tunis, Tunisie. Female circumcision and infibulation is a common practice in parts of Africa. The present report describesContinue reading “[Study of a custom in Somalia: the circumcision of girls”

Reality of the G-spot and its relation to female circumcision and vaginal surgery.

J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2009 Oct; 35 (5):967-73 Reality of the G-Spot and its relation to female circumcision and vaginal surgery. Thabet SM Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, cairo, Egypt. dr_saeedth@hotmail.com ABSTRACT AIM: To clarify the reality of the G-spot anatomically, functionally and histologically, and to determine the possible effectContinue reading “Reality of the G-spot and its relation to female circumcision and vaginal surgery.”

Study of a custom in Somalia: the circumcision of girls

Med Trop (Mars). 1995;55(3):238-42. [Study of a custom in Somalia: the circumcision of girls]. [Article in French] Bayoudh F, Barrak S, Ben Fredj N, Allani R, Hamdi M. Source Service de Pédiatric, l’Hôpital Principal d’Instruction des Armées Tunisiennes, Tunis, Tunisie. Abstract Female circumcision and infibulation is a common practice in parts of Africa. The present report describes the results ofContinue reading “Study of a custom in Somalia: the circumcision of girls”

Research on female circumcision in Somalia.

Newsl Inter Afr Comm Tradit Pract Affect Health Women Child. 1988 Mar;(5):10. Research on female circumcision in Somalia. Ahmed SM. The 1st research on female circumcision and infibulation in Somalia was undertaken by the Women’s Research Unit in the Academy of Sciences and Arts. The project’s aim is to study in depth the magnitude of theContinue reading “Research on female circumcision in Somalia.”