Female genital cutting (fgc), also called female genital mutilation (fgm), female circumcision, excision, clitoridectomy, or infibulation, ritual surgical procedure that is traditional in some societies. Her account and those of 83 women and 11 men across five indian states are included in the first-ever study about female genital mutilation (fgm) in india, . Female genital mutilation (female circumcision) “i would honestly say that kenhub cut my study time in half” – read more kim bengochea, regis university . More than half a million women and girls in the united states live at risk of female genital mutilation, a threefold increase in recent years because of the rise in immigrants from countries where . Female genital mutilation—what it is and why it continues 4 female genital mutilation is a violation of human rights 8 female genital mutilation has harmful consequences 11.
Reliable evidence about the effect of female genital mutilation (fgm) on obstetric outcome is scarce this study examines the effect of different types of fgm on obstetric outcome it found that women with fgm are significantly more likely than those without fgm to have adverse obstetric outcomes . The number of women and girls at risk for female genital mutilation (fgm) in the united states has more than doubled in the past 10 years, according to new figures released on friday the data . A new report gives a shocking glimpse into the hidden prevalence of female genital mutilation in australia, revealing girls as young as five months old are having the procedure and almost 60 girls .
Female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c), involving partial or total removal of the external genitals of girls and women for religious, cultural, or other nonmedical reasons, has devastating immediate and long-term health and social effects, especially related to childbirth. Full-text paper (pdf): female genital mutilation a study of health services and legislation in some countries of the european union. Background: female genital mutilation (fgm) and cutting is a subject of global interest, with many countries of the world still practicing it despite efforts by the who and other agencies to discourage the practice.
Welcome to the stratog cpd case study on female genital mutilationyou can claim cpd points for completing this case study in either the knowledge-based assessment category or the personal/professional category:. Research blog by serene chung overview this study investigates the psychological effects of female genital mutilation (fgm) within migrant communities in the united kingdom. A study of female genital mutilation oct 8, 2013 | somaliland if you are interested in reading about the issue of female genital mutilation (fgm) from every angle, then you’ll definitely want to look at the africa journal of urology. The study also points out that in the absence of a law, india could become a global hub for fgm, as many countries such as the us and australia have seen arrests and convictions. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is defined as procedures involving partial or total removal of female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs in somalia, fgm prevalence is about 95.
I was born in sierra leone and lived with my mother and sister i was cut when i was 8 years old i was told that there will be a grand ceremony and they bought me a very pretty dress. Female genital mutilation also called by different name as female genital cut and is one of the backward cultural practices which are still upheld by some tribal communities in developing countries it is a backward practice in terms of it benefits and contributions to the modern societies in. The synergistic relationship between health and human rights: a case study using female genital mutilation kirsten moore, ba, kate randolph, ma, nahid toubia, md and.
This comprehensive study investigates, explores, and analyses the existence of female genital mutilation/ utting (fgm/ ) in iran fgm is prevalence in four west azerbaijan, provinces of. Why some women choose to get circumcised female genital mutilation there was a study that was done in gambia—they were looking at the chances of having sexually transmitted . Case study a time for change: ending female genital mutilation over 95% of all fgc is in africa 3 million girls a year in africa are at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation/cutting. Experts in tackling female genital mutilation have admitted for the first time that the number of cases in britain is ‘lower than expected’ a two-year study found just 61 confirmed instances .
Objectives: female genital mutilation (fgm) is prevalent in the united kingdom (uk) but there is a dearth of evidence on teachers' understandings of the practice. In our study, three quarters of a broad spectrum of health care professionals were conversant with the female genital mutilation act of 2003 whereas only 40% of uk responders were in 2007 we feel, however, that respondents still have an insufficient knowledge base about the diagnosis and classification of fgm/c. A statistical study to estimate the prevalence of female genital mutilation in england and wales summary report foundation for women’s health, research and development (forward). Learn about female genital cutting from the office on women's health female genital mutilation or cutting (fgm/c) in one large study, .