Infibulation still practiced by Somalis in North-Eastern Kenya
- FGM in Sudan: Any Hope for Change? // Women's International Network News;Winter2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p34
Focuses on the practice of infibulation, a female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan. Social and cultural implications of the practice; Disadvantages of the practice; Programs and campaigns which aimed prohibit FGM.
- Dealing sensitively with the issue of female circumcision. Cembrowicz, Stefan // Pulse;5/27/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 21, p66
Focuses on female circumcision. Reasons for female circumcision; Risks of female circumcision; Pieces of advice in dealing with circumcised female patients.
- FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION. // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov97, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p18
Focuses on the extreme form of female genital mutilation called infibulation performed on Afar girls in Ethiopia. Procedure followed in the surgery; Age brackets of girls where the surgery is applicable; Psychological and physiological effects of the surgery; Reasons why infibulation is practiced.
- DOES FEMALE CIRCUMCISION AFFECT INFERTILITY AND FERTILITY? A STUDY OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, COTE D'IVOIRE, AND TANZANIA. Larsen, Ulla; Yan, Sharon // Demography;Aug2000, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p313
The article examines the effect of female circumcision on fertility and infertility in women in Africa. The main finding of this analysis is that female circumcision is not associated with increased infertility nor with reduced fertility in the Central African Republic, Cï¿½te d'Ivoire, and...
- ERITREA: FGM STILL WIDELY PRACTICED ESPECIALLY INFIBULATION. // Women's International Network News;Summer2003, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p29
Reports on the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Eritrea. Information on infibulation; Reason for practicing FGM; Action taken by the Eritrean government and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund.
- Turning up the volume on our sisters' voices. Saran, Ama R. // Essence (Essence);Apr98, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p172
Focuses on the health consequences of female genital mutilation, a ritual procedure in African women. Surgical procedures used; Investigation conducted in the United States in 1996 on the issue; Effect of infibulation on child birth; Preventive measures used to alleviate the problem; Counseling...
- Female Circumcision in Egypt. A Critical Approach. Aixelà, Yolanda // Scientific Journal of Humanistic Studies;Mar2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p1
The objective of this article is to present the practice of female circumcision in Egypt, describing its characteristics and significance. The text also approaches the juridic legality, monotheisms, and feminist movements with the purpose of explaining why this practice is still being defended...
- Being Victims or Beneficiaries? Perspectives on Female Genital Cutting and Reinfibulation in Sudan. V., Berggren; S., Musa Ahmed; Y., Hernlund; E., Johansson; B., Habbani; A.-K., Edberg // African Journal of Reproductive Health;Aug2006, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p24
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or the more value neutral term, Female Genital Cutting (FGC) is widely practised in northern Sudan, where around 90% of women undergo the most extensive form of FGC, infibulation. One new approach to combating FGC in Sudan is to acknowledge the previously hidden...
- Female Circumcision: Fighting a Cruel Tradition. Armstrong, Sue // New Scientist;2/2/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1754, p42
Reports on campaigns to stop the practice of female circumcision, a practice which endangers the lives and health of approximately 80 million women in the world today. Calls for a name change to "female genital mutilation" by delegates to a conference in Addis Ababa; Mild to extreme forms;...