Female Genital Mutilation and Cosmetic Surgery: Regulating Non-Therapeutic Body Modification

Bioethics. 1998 OCT; 12(4): 263-285 Female Genital Mutilation and Cosmetic Surgery: Regulating Non-Therapeutic Body Modification Sheldon S, Wilkinson S ABSTRACT In the UK, female genital mutilation is unlawful, not only when performed on minors, but also when performed on adult women. The aim of our paper is to examine several arguments which have been advancedContinue reading “Female Genital Mutilation and Cosmetic Surgery: Regulating Non-Therapeutic Body Modification”

Ball T: Female genital mutilation.

Nurs Stand. 2008 Oct 8-14;23(5):43-7. Female genital mutilation. Ball T. Princess of Wales Women’s Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham. teresa.ball@heartofengland.nhs.uk Abstract This article examines female genital mutilation and describes how a midwifery-led clinic was developed to meet the needs of women affected by this practice.

Caring for women who have undergone genital mutilation

Nurs Times. 2004 Jun 29-Jul 6;100(26):32-5. Caring for women who have undergone genital mutilation Daley A ABSTRACT The term female genital mutilation (FGM) refers to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-therapeutic reasons. It is practised across all socioeconomic classes by aContinue reading “Caring for women who have undergone genital mutilation”