Being honest about medical involvement that contravenes “first of all, do no harm”

From the replies to the AAP 2012 Circumcision Policy Statement by Susan Bewley, Professor of Obstetrics and Sarah Strandjord, Professor of Pediatrics Kings College, London Following the retraction of its policy on female genital mutilation in 2010 (1,2,3,4), the American Academy of … Read More

Mae Azango Exposed A Secret Ritual In Liberia, Putting Her Life In Danger

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Mae Azango Exposed A Secret Ritual In Liberia, Putting Her Life In Danger by Jina Moore CSMonitor Also available at TODEE, LIBERIA — It’s late afternoon in Todee, a village in rural Liberia, and the sun is starting to drop. … Read More

Health Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the Gambia: Evidence Into Action

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Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting in the Gambia: evidence into action Kaplan, A., Hechavarria, S., Martin, M., and Bonhoure, I. Reproductive Health, 8:26 (Oct., 2011). Also available on the National Center for Biotechnology Information website Full Text (PDF): Health consequences … Read More

Prevalence And Associated Factors Of Female Genital Mutilation Among Somali Refugees In Eastern Ethiopia A Cross Sectional Study

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Prevalence and Associated Factors of Female Genital Mutilation among Somali Refugees in Eastern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study by Mitike, G., and Deressa, W. BMC Public Health, 9:264 (Jul., 2009). Also available on the BioMed Central website Full Text (PDF): Prevalence … Read More

A Rose By Any Other Name? Rethinking The Similarities And Differences Between Male And Female Genital Cutting

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A Rose by Any Other Name? Rethinking the Similarities and Differences between Male and Female Genital Cutting R. Darby and J.S. Svoboda Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 3 (Sept. 2007), pp. 301-323. Also available on the Attorneys for the … Read More

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