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28 Too Many
Source         : 28 Too Many
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This country report uncovers the status of FGM in Kenya by looking closely into the program and interventions held in the country and evaluating its impact as well as showing the effect of government legislation and its platform for deterring the practice.
Year   : 2013
 
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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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European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)
Source         : http://eige.europa.eu/content/document/female-genital-mutilation-in-the-european-union-and-croatia-report
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This report aims to support policy makers and all relevant institutions by providing them with reliable and comparable data for evidence-based actions and policy improvement in the area of FGM. It also provides recommendations on how to protect girls, women and the European society from this destructive and devastating expression of power, and on how to give sufficient support to the girls and women who
Year   : 2013
 
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UNICEF Child Info
Source         : http://www.childinfo.org/files/FGCM_Lo_res.pdf
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This section of the Child Info website includes an overview of FGM and the factors that shape it, data tracking progress toward eradication and academic research and other resources, as well as sections on the methodology and statistical tables used to monitor progress.
Year   : 2013
 
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Marja Exterkate
Source         : Pharos
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This report gives estimates of the number of women and girls living in the Netherlands who have undergone female genital mtilation (fgm) or are at risk of fgm. The results are based on a systematic review of literature, focus group discussions and estimations with use of survey data from the countries of origin and the number of women living in the Netherlands, originating from these countries. Results can offer more support for determining policy measures regarding prevention, reporting, medical and psycho
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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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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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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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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