Female Genital Mutilation: perceptions of healthcare professionals and the perspective of the migrant families
- Female genital mutilation in a globalized age. Lavender, Rebecca // British Journal of Midwifery;Jun2009, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p348
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), despite being illegal in the UK, remains a major public health issue. This article reports the findings of a semi-structured survey, exploring current FGM services, conducted at a multi-disciplinary event. Seventy-eight respondents from the health sector,...
- Canada: Immigrants practice genital mutilation. // Women's International Network News;Autumn91, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p35
Presents an article about the practice of genital mutilation by immigrants in Canada, published in the `Ottawa Citizen,' June 11, 1991.
- Canada: Somalian immigrants reject genital mutilation. // Women's International Network News;Winter92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p40
Reports on the continued traditional practice of female genital mutilation by African immigrants in Canada. Opposition of Somalian immigrants to female circumcision; Education and actions against genital mutilation.
- Epidemiological, medical, legal and psychological aspects of mutilated/at risk girls in Italy. // Women's International Network News;Autumn98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p37
Presents the summary of a research study on female genital mutilation (FGM) presented at an international conference in Italy in August 1998. Data on mutilated girls; Awareness of the Italian public about FGM; Information about FGM from African immigrants in Italy.
- Obstetrical consequences of female excision. // Women's International Network News;Winter91, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p45
Reports on a study on the obstetrical consequences of female circumcision studied in 71 circumcised African women.
- Nigeria. Adebajo, Christine Olufu // Women's International Network News;Summer93, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p43
Discusses female circumcision and other dangerous practices to women's health in Nigeria. Studies showing the performance of female circumcision on neonates and infants; Nutritional myths associated with pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and puerperium; Performance of hot bath in puerperium.
- Egypt: New research shows many more women mutilated. // Women's International Network News;Summer97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p31
Presents results of the 1995 Demographic and Health Survey in Egypt indicating an increase in the number of women who have undergone female circumcision. Circumcisions taking place before puberty; Failure to recognize the negative consequences of circumcision; Persons who performed female...
- Egyptian Court Overturns Ban on FGM. // Women's International Network News;Summer97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p32
Presents an excerpt of the article `Egyptian Court Overturns Ban on FGM,' published in the June 26, 1997 edition of the periodical `The New York Times.' Court decision as a victory for Islamic leaders; Human rights advocate's protest of the decision; Ruling's focus on the legality of the ban.
- Epidemiological surveys on FGM in Italy. Grassivaro, P. Gallo; Viviani, F. // Women's International Network News;Summer97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p34
Presents epidemiological survey results on female circumcision in Italy. Existence of risk factors concerning female circumcision; Factors contributing to the rise of female circumcision; Survey of obstetricians and gynecologists who encounter problem of excision in African immigrants; Practice...