Determinants of support for female genital cutting among ever-married women in Egypt

Global Public Health, 2008:3(4);383-398. Determinants of support for female genital cutting among ever-married women in Egypt Suzuki C, Meeker D ABSTRACT This study examines the effect of exposure to communication messages on support for female genital cutting (FGC) in Egypt. Data from the 2005 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey are analysed using logistic regression (n=19,106;Continue reading “Determinants of support for female genital cutting among ever-married women in Egypt”

Female genital cutting in Hargeisa, Somaliland: is there a move towards less severe forms?

Reprod Health Matters. 2014 May;22(43):169-77. doi: 10.1016/S0968-8080(14)43759-5. Female genital cutting in Hargeisa, Somaliland: is there a move towards less severe forms? Lunde IB, Sagbakken M. ABSTRACT According to several sources, little progress is being made in eliminating the cutting of female genitalia. This paper, based on qualitative interviews and observations, explores perceptions of female genitalContinue reading “Female genital cutting in Hargeisa, Somaliland: is there a move towards less severe forms?”

ATTITUDES OF CIRCUMCISED WOMEN TOWARDS DISCONTINUATION OF GENITAL CUTTING OF THEIR DAUGHTERS IN KENYA.

J Biosoc Sci. 2014 Jul 3:1-16. [Epub ahead of print] ATTITUDES OF CIRCUMCISED WOMEN TOWARDS DISCONTINUATION OF GENITAL CUTTING OF THEIR DAUGHTERS IN KENYA. Patra S, Singh RK. ABSTRACT Female genital cutting (FGC) is widely practised in Kenya. However, its prevalence has declined over the last two decades (38.0% in 1998 KDHS, 32.2% in 2003Continue reading “ATTITUDES OF CIRCUMCISED WOMEN TOWARDS DISCONTINUATION OF GENITAL CUTTING OF THEIR DAUGHTERS IN KENYA.”

Attitudes toward Female Circumcision among Men and Women in Two Districts in Somalia: Is It Time to Rethink Our Eradication Strategy in Somalia?

Obstet Gynecol Int. 2013;2013:312734. doi: 10.1155/2013/312734. Epub 2013 Apr 18.  Attitudes toward Female Circumcision among Men and Women in Two Districts in Somalia: Is It Time to Rethink Our Eradication Strategy in Somalia? Gele AA, Bø BP, Sundby J. Department of Social Science, Oslo University College, 0167 Oslo, Norway ; Section for International Health, DepartmentContinue reading “Attitudes toward Female Circumcision among Men and Women in Two Districts in Somalia: Is It Time to Rethink Our Eradication Strategy in Somalia?”

Perception and practice of female genital cutting in a rural community in southern Nigeria.

Afr J Reprod Health. 2012 Dec;16(4):132-9. Perception and practice of female genital cutting in a rural community in southern Nigeria. Johnson OE, Okon RD. Department of Community Health, University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Nigeria. drjohnsonoe@yahoo.com ABSTRACT This study was carried out to determine the awareness and practice of FGC in a rural community inContinue reading “Perception and practice of female genital cutting in a rural community in southern Nigeria.”

Women’s attitudes towards discontinuation of female genital mutilation in Egypt.

J Inj Violence Res. 2010 Jan;2(1):41-5. doi: 10.5249/jivr.v2i1.33. Women’s attitudes towards discontinuation of female genital mutilation in Egypt. Dalal K, Lawoko S, Jansson B. Linköpings Universitet, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Centre for Medical Technology Assessment and Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Linköping, Sweden. koustuv.dalal@liu.se BACKGROUND: To examine women’s attitude towardsContinue reading “Women’s attitudes towards discontinuation of female genital mutilation in Egypt.”