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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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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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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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British Medical Association
Source         : British Medical Association
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A guidance toolkit for doctors and practitioners to eradicate the practice of FGM by addressing questions on how to identify women/girls who are living with or at risk of FGM and how to deal with them.
Year   : 2011
 
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HM Government
Source         : HM Government
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This guidance is set out for frontline professionals and volunteers in governmental and non-government organizations working to safeguard children and protect adults from the harms of female genital mutilation in the UK.
Year   : 2011
 
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Comfort bIe and Crista Johnson-Agbakwu
Source         : The Female Patient
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In order for doctors, nurses and medical practitioners to help in the process of abandoning FGM, they need to get an insight on the best practices and a better understanding on the range of FGM practices and the effective strategies of addressing the medical, ethical and legal issues related to FGM
Year   : 2011
 
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Kaplan-Marcusán, Adriana, Natividad Fernández del Rio, Juana Moreno-Navarro, Ma José Castany-Fàbregas, Marta Ruiz Nogueras, Laura Muñoz-Ortiz, Eliana Monguí-Avila5 and Pere Torán-Monserrat
Source         : BioMed Central (BMC) Pucblic Health
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The objective of the study is to describe the knowledge, attitudes and practices of the primary healthcare professionals, working in 25 health care centers in Barcelona and Girona regions, regarding FGM, as well as to investigate the perception of this subject among the migrant communities from countries with strong roots in these practices. A transversal descriptive study will be performed with a questionnaire to primary healthcare professionals and migrant healthcare users.
Year   : 2010
 
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Maria Kontoyannis and Christos Katsetos
Source         : Health Science Journal
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Health care professionals need to be aware of the various health issues associated with FGM especially if their patients were already circumcised. This publication offers a non-judgmental approach for professionals and practitioners on the challenging type of care required for FGM victims.
Year   : 2010
 
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UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIFEM, WHO, FIGO, ICN, IOM, MWIA, WCPT, WMA
Source         : World Health Organization
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This global strategy against medicalization of FGM has been developed in collaboration with key stakeholders, including UN organizations and health-care professional bodies, national governments and NGOs.
Year   : 2010
 
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UNFPA
Source         : UNFPA
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This publication contains rich content on research findings concerning global trends and the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and its linkages with maternal and newborn health.
Year   : 2008
 
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