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Reports / Summaries
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Johanna Waritay and Ann-Marie Wilson
Source         : Christian Council of Tanzania, African Inland Church of Tanzania, Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Network (AFNET), Tearfund, 28 Too Many
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This study was designed based on quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to understand the current extent of FGM/C in the churches and communities of Mara, Singida and Dodoma Regions, including the nature and extent of the practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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Mint Akhyarhoum, Salma, Aminata Diop, Ilse Worm
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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One way of inducing behavior change and promoting the abandonment of FGM/C in Mauritania is by encouraging religious leaders to sensitize their communities about the practice that is falsely associated with Islam. GIZ’s supra-regional project “Ending Female Genital
Year   : 2013
 
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von der Ley, Inge
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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GIZ's supraregional project “Ending Female Genital Mutilation” encourges the abolition of female genital mutilation in Mali by providing technical support to state structures responsible for education, with a specific focus on integrating the topic of FGM into primary education. This summary provides an overview of the implementation process and highlights the key factors that contributed towards the project’s success.
Year   : 2013
 
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Gosch, Karen, Cindy Hörmansdörfer, Edwige Sangli, Inge von der Ley
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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GIZ supported the integration of FGM as a topic within the school education system in Burkina Faso as a long term approach that will lead to social change and the abandonment of FGM. This report highlights the effectiveness of the “Ending Female Genital Mutilation” program administered by GIZ in charge of education.
Year   : 2013
 
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GIZ
Source         : GIZ
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This report summarizes the proceedings of an event held to mark the tenth International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM/C that was hosted by GIZ. The event featured a panel discussion on experiences in engaging men in efforts to eradicate FGM/C in various countries.
Year   : 2013
 
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Nissrin Hoffmann
Source         : Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
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Considered as one of the very high FGM-concentrated countries, Egypt still suffers from associating the practice of FGM/C with misinterpreted religious teachings especially that of Islam. This study questions the extent by which religion has played a role in bolstering the practice of FGM/C in Egypt.
Year   : 2013
 
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G.O. Ayenigbara, S.I. Aina and T.D. Famakin
Source         : Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences
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With the practice of FGM/C being deeply entrenched in Nigerian culture, it became widely spread and difficult to hamper. This study explores the various types of FGM performed on girls and women as well as the reasons behind its prevalence.
Year   : 2013
 
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Rigmor Berg and Vigdis Underland
Source         : Norwegian Knowledge Center for Health Sciences (NOKC)
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This systematic review of 44 sprimary studies on FGM/C and its association with obstetric complications finds a statistical correlation between FGM/C and poor obstetric outcomes. It also underscores the weakness of data in this area.
Year   : 2013
 
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Elizabeth Ahern-Flynn
Source         : Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Student Medical Journal- Staff Review
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With more people from FGM-practicing countries immigrating to Ireland, the possibility of Irish medical practitioners encountering patients, who have undergone or want to undergo a FGM/C procedure, has consequently increased. This review covers Ireland’s response to FGM particularly in the medical field and its efforts to raise the level of awareness amongst health care workers on the harmful consequences of the practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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Eleanor Brown and Joanne Hemmings
Source         : Trust for London, Rosa, Options UK, Esmeé Fairbiarn Foundation
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This report provides significant evidence of the progress which community‐based FGM prevention work has made over three years, but also highlights the remaining challenges and makes a number of recommendations for improvements.
Year   : 2013
 
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