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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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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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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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Islamic Republic of Mauritania and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Source         : Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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This guide is a tool for planning a sermon or any other communication method based on religious means to explain the position of Islam towards FGM and to encourage people to collectively abandon the practice.
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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Nacerdine Ouldzeidoune, Joseph Keating, Jane Bertrand and Janet Rice
Source         : PLOS ONE
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This study examines the factors related to FGM and force-feeding practices in Mauritania and highlights the extent of prevalence of both within the country. It also covers the implications related to the application and maintenance of children’s rights and livelihood.
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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Karim Naguib
Source         : Boston University
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This paper tries to identify the social effects of FGM and its medicalization on a household's decision to practice FGM using instrumental variables based on spatial location.
Year   : 2012
 
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Wondimu Shanko Yirga, Nega Assefa Kassa, Mengistu Welday Gebremichael and Arja R. Aro
Source         : Dove Press Journal
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A field research was conducted in the district of Kersa in Ethiopia to identify the prevalence, rationale, perpetuators, reasons for conducting the practice and its consequences on women’s health. This paper is a documentation of the methodology used and results uncovered in this study.
Year   : 2012
 
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Alice Behrendt
Source         : Plan International
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: Little attention is given to African immigrants with regards to their perception on FGM/C. This study aimed at unpacking the opinions and perceptions of African immigrants residing in Hamburg looking closely at their demographical origins.
Year   : 2011
 
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