Bibliometric analysis of literature on female genital mutilation: (1930 – 2015)

Reprod Health. 2016 Oct 10;13(1):130. Bibliometric analysis of literature on female genital mutilation: (1930 – 2015). Sweileh WM ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a common harmful traditional practice in many communities in Africa and to a lesser extent in Middle East and other regions in the world. In order to better understand publishingContinue reading “Bibliometric analysis of literature on female genital mutilation: (1930 – 2015)”

Female genital mutilation and transcultural nursing: adaptation of the Rising Sun Model

Contemp Nurse. 2016 Nov 29:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] Female genital mutilation and transcultural nursing: adaptation of the Rising Sun Model. Jiménez-Ruiz I, Almansa Martínez P ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a widespread practice mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa and is considered an affront on the dignity and health of women and young girls.Continue reading “Female genital mutilation and transcultural nursing: adaptation of the Rising Sun Model”

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 genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2015 Dec 10;15(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12914-015-0070-y. Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice Zurynski Y, Sureshkumar P, Phu A, Elliott E ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 100-140 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation orContinue reading “Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice”

The circumcision of women: a strategy for eradication

London, England; Zed Books: 1987. The circumcision of women: a strategy for eradication Koso-Thomas 0 ABSTRACT Female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of Africa that has significant medical consequences. The main arguments in its favor, including cleanliness, aesthetics, improved health and social benefits, are refuted in this monograph. This practice was studiedContinue reading “The circumcision of women: a strategy for eradication”

Female circumcision as a public health issue

The New England Journal of Medicine. 1994;Sept 15:712-716 Female circumcision as a public health issue Toubia N EXTRACT In many civilizations, certain surgical procedures have profound cultural and social meanings. Male circumcision, for example, has deeb importance as a symbol of religious and ethnic identity and has played a major part in the political andContinue reading “Female circumcision as a public health issue”

Towards a gender perspective in qualitative research on voluntary medical male circumcision in east and southern Africa

Glob Public Health. 2015 Mar 2:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] Towards a gender perspective in qualitative research on voluntary medical male circumcision in east and southern Africa Martínez Pérez G, Triviño Durán L, Gasch A, Desmond N ABSTRACT The World Health Organization endorsed voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) in 2007 as an effective method toContinue reading “Towards a gender perspective in qualitative research on voluntary medical male circumcision in east and southern Africa”