This study was conducted at three teaching hospitals in south-western nigeria paturients were examined to find out if they had had female genital mutilation those who did were given a self-administered questionnaire results show that all the patients had either type i (69%) or type ii (31%) mutilation. Iii acronyms fgm/c female genital mutilation/cutting kdhs kenya demographic and health survey dhs demographic and health survey hiv human immunodeficiency virus aids acquired immune why survival analysis techniques and spatial analysis to model time to female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c). A case of female genital mutilation (fgm) is either discovered or treated at a medical appointment in england every hour, according to analysis of nhs statistics by a charity between april 2015 and march 2016 there were 8656 times when women or girls attended doctors' surgeries or hospitals and the. Female genital cutting common in indonesia, offered as part of child delivery by birth clinics meiwita budiharsana, universitas indonesia female genital mutilation have long been carried out by traditional circumcisers in indonesia in recent years, the ritual has been increasingly institutionalised into medical practice. 6 analysis of legal frameworks on female genital mutilation preface female genital mutilation (fgm) has been internationally recognized as a violation of the rights, health and integrity of women and girls fgm constitutes both a result and a perpetuation of gender inequality and discrimination against women and girls.
This week, three african first ladies spoke out against female genital mutilation ( fgm) niger's first lady, lalla malika, claudine talon, the first lady of benin, and sika kabore, first lady of burkina faso called attention to the cruel persistence of female genital mutilation in their countries and others around the. (february 2015) there are more than 3 million girls, the majority in sub-saharan africa, who are at risk of female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) each year although fgm/c is most prevalent in sub-saharan africa, global migration patterns have increased the risk of fgm/c among women and girls living in developed. Female genital mutilation (fgm), sometimes called “female genital cutting” or “ female circumcision,” refers to “procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital research gaps in the care of women with female genital mutilation: an analysis.
Policy analysis on female genital mutilation fgm the policy on female genital mutilation (fgm), adopted by the human rights commission of ontario, canada, in 1996 (and further revised it in 2000) acknowledges the practice as an internationally recognized violation against women and girls' human. Female genital mutilation (fgm) includes procedures involving the partial or total removal of the external female genitals for non‐therapeutic reasons they can have negative psychosexual and thematic area, primary authors (year), type of study, summary of the evidence gaps, priority research topics.
Friday file: at first glance, female genital mutilation and genital surgery carried out for cosmetic purposes might seem intrinsically different on closer examination, however, they may be more similar than they initially appear by kathambi kinoti female genital mutilation (fgm) is the centuries-old. Women's position and attitudes towards female genital mutilation in egypt: a secondary analysis of the egypt demographic and health surveys, 1995-2014 ronan van rossem the improvement of women's social position has certainly contributed to the spread of anti-fgm attitudes in egyptian society. These signs were read within an ethnic (somali) interpretation repertoire with an attached fgm repertoire as argued the letter argued: 'her family is from somalia, and since most of the girls there have been circumcised or are at risk, i hope the services will check out these.
Research summary who/rhr/1116 estimating the obstetric costs of female genital mutilation in six african countries sociocultural motivations for female genital mutilation: matrimonial strategies the prevalence of female genital mutilation (fgm) among the al pulaar and the soninké of the senegal river area is. Rand europe is part of a consortium tasked with evaluating the programme ' sudan free of female genital cutting' (sffgc) for the uk department for international development. 4 executive summary female genital mutilation (fgm), or female genital cutting, also known as female circumcision, is a traditional practice that involves the partial or total removal or alteration of girls' or women's genitalia for those who support the continuation of the practice, fgm is considered to be a. Over the past decade, significant progress has been made in understanding the factors that perpetuate female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) and other harmful practices, as well as the processes that encourage their abandonment unicef irc has develop a study to analyze the nature and implications of social norms.
Survey of women's opinions on female genital mutilation (fgm) in southeast nigeria: study of patients attending antenatal clinic data analysis data was analysed using spss version 100 results were presented in descriptive statistics as percentages the parity of the respondents was expressed as follows :.
(who)1, female genital mutilation fgm comprises all procedu- res involving partial or total female genital mutilation: an analysis of 522 cases in south- western nigeria j obstetric 15 female genital mutilation -- world health assembly calls for the elimination of harmful traditional practices press release of the 46th. In this article, i will discuss the widespread occurrence of female genital mutilation (fgm) in african society and will then present a candid look at the preva. A small number of earlier studies have measured trends in the overall prevalence of self-reported female genital mutilation (fgm) across countries, but little in the proportion of women who reported undergoing any degree of cutting but paid little attention to trends in the types of fgm reported14 15 in this analysis, we.