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Asia
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A Yasin, Berivan, Namir G Al-Tawil, Nazar P Shabila and Tariq S Al-Hadithi
Source         : BMC Public Health
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Iraqi Kurdistan region is one of the areas where female genital mutilation is reportedly widely practiced but inadequately studied. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of female genital mutilation among Muslim Kurdish women in Erbil city, the patterns and types of female genital mutilation, the factors associated with this practice and women’s knowledge and attitudes towards this practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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Abdulmajid Al-Khulaidi, Ghadah, Keiko Nakamura, Kaoruko Seino and Masashi Kizuki
Source         : PLOS One
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The aim of this study is to elucidate the attitudes of Yemeni women and their husband’s towards female genital mutilation (FGM) and their associations with the continuation of FGM upon their daughters
Year   : 2013
 
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Tahereh Pashaei, Abbass Rahimi, Asou Ardalan and Fereshteh Majlesi
Source         : Women’s Health Care
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This study provides statistics and determines the prevalence of FGM in the city of Ravansar, Iran (Iranian Kurdistan). It looks closely at the attitude and knowledge of the Ravansar women towards FGM and the common practices between Iraqi and Iranian Kurdistan where FGM is performed due to proximity.
Year   : 2012
 
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Human Rights Watch
Source         : Human Rights Watch
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This report describes results of a survey conducted by the Ministry of Human Rights in Iraqi Kurdistan. Tne survey revealed that in one district over 40 percent of of women and girls aged 11-24 years have been subjected to FGM. The report also provides descriptions of different human rights and their relationship to FGM.
Year   : 2010
 
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Population Reference Bureau
Source         : Population Reference Bureau
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FGM/C is practiced in at least 28 countries in Africa and a few others in Asia and the Middle East. The 27 developing countries included on this chart are the only ones where data have been systematically collected at this time. FGM/C is practiced at all educational levels and in all social classes and occurs among many religious groups (Muslims, Christians, and animists), although no religion mandates it. Prevalence rates vary significantly from country to country (from nearly 98 percent in Somalia to less
Year   : 2010
 
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FGM awareness teams in Rania, Qaladeza, Garmian, Slemany.
Source         : www.stopfgmkurdistan.org
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This report provides background information on FGM abandonment efforts in Iraqi Kurdistan since 2005.
Year   : 2009
 
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UNITED NATIONS ASSISTANCE MISSION FOR IRAQ
Source         : http://www.stopfgmkurdistan.org
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This report talks about the Situation of women, especially regarding FGM, in Kurdistan
Year   : 2008
 
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“Stop FGM in Kurdistan”
Source         : http://www.stopfgmkurdistan.org
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This report discusses the draft law that was submitted to the Kurdish Regional Parliament.
Year   : 2007