Slapping the hand of cultural relativism: female genital mutilation, male dominance, and health as a human rights framework preston d mitchum introduction i female genital mutilation: risk of complications and. Research open access bibliometric analysis of literature on female genital mutilation: (1930 - 2015) waleed m sweileh abstract background: female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) is acommon harmful traditional practice in many. This report is a comprehensive statistical overview of female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) in the 29 countries where the practice is concentrated analysis of the data reflects current perspectives on fgm/c, informed by the latest policy, programmatic and theoretical evidence.
Female genital mutilation is a centuries-old practice that the world health organization defines as the partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is a common practice especially performed in women with no anaesthesia or antibiotics and in absence of aseptic conditions the aim of this systematic review is to explore and analyze for first time in the current literature, the clinical evidence related to the. Who library cataloguing-in-publication data eliminating female genital mutilation: an interagency statement unaids, undp, uneca, unesco, unfpa, unhchr. Objective worldwide, an estimated 125 million girls and women live with female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) we aimed to systematically review the evidence for physical health risks associated with fgm/c design we searched 15 databases to identify studies (up to january 2012) selection.
Research gaps in the care of women with female genital mutilation: an analysis j abdulcadir corresponding author female genital mutilation (fgm) includes. Female genital mutilation in africa an analysis of current abandonment approaches december 2005 acs plaza, 4th floor, lenana road po box 76634, nairobi, 00508. An analysis of the purpose of the female genital mutilation or the female circumcision 1,217 words 3 pages an analysis of female circumcision in africa 1,491 words. An analysis of fgm in masai - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online its about female genital mutilation in the masai.
27 preserving a woman's genitalia: an analysis of female circumcision/female genital mutilation in africa juliet iweulmor, mcnair scholar, penn state university. Learn about female genital cutting from the office on women's health female genital mutilation or cutting (fgm/c) a systematic review and meta-analysis. Unicef data: monitoring the situation of children and women back to uniceforg female genital mutilation violence children in alternative care. Female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) is a common harmful traditional practice in many communities in africa and to a lesser extent in middle east and other regions in the world in order to better understand publishing on this topic, we conducted a bibliometric study on fgm/c bibliometric.
Estimating the obstetric costs of female genital mutilation in six african countries david bishai, a yung-ting bonnenfant, a manal darwish, b taghreed adam, c heli bathija, c elise johansen c & dale huntington c for the fgm cost study group of the world health organization. Female genital mutilation/cutting: a global concern unicef's data work on fgm/c support for data collection data analysis and dissemination unicef supports the collection of nationally representative data on. Innocenti digest changing a harmful social convention: female genital mutilation/cutting unicef innocenti research centre. By providing a statistical analysis and background, female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) is the the female genital mutilation: female genital ,.
In an analysis using simulated cohorts of women aged 15-45 from six african nations, the estimated annual cost of treating obstetric complications associated with female genital mutilation was $37 million (in international dollars) 1 researchers calculated that the average 15-year-old who. This book uses global household data to examine the prevalence, trends and geographic variation of female genital mutilation (fgm) around the world it also addresses the underlying legal and policy aspects as well as explores the medical consequences, both immediate and long term, for those undergoing the practice.
Female genital cutting (fgc) or female circumcision refers to traditional practices that intentionally alter or injure female genital organs for non-medical reasons (who, 2010) another term for this practice is female genital mutilation, which emphasizes the permanent physical damage done to the female genitalia (yoder, camara, and. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is the practice of partially or totally removing the external genital organs analysis 9 2 a demographic overview. The identity economics of female genital mutilation her analysis indicates that ethnic identity is the most important determinant of the continuation of fgm.