Female Genital Mutilation in the United States: Implications for Women's Health

Perez Williams, Deanna; Acosta, William; McPherson, Jr., Herbert A.
January 1999
American Journal of Health Studies;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p47
Academic Journal
Presents the health risks associated with female genital mutilation. Cultural rationales for the practice: Issues to consider when designing prevention strategies; Provisions under the Female Genital Mutilation Act of 1996; Health complications of genital mutilation; Complex issues raised by female genital mutilation.


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