TITLE

Female genital mutilation

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/2/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p1344
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts to abolish female genital mutation (FGM) that has been endorsed by both the World Medical Association (WMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Four forms of the procedure; Clinical management; Prevention.
ACCESSION #
3073170

 

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