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Legislations / Declarations
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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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United Nations General Assembly
Source         : United Nations
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This UN resolution, adopted in December 2012, calls for the elimination of FGM, and calls on member states to develop effective, comprehensive approaches to addressing FGM/C and serving the mental and physical health needs of girls and women who are affected
Year   : 2013
 
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Moushira Khattab
Source         : Wilson Center
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In this report, Dr. Khattab documents her reflections on the resolution recently adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation.
Year   : 2013
 
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The Islamic Cultural Centre - the London Central Mosque in collaboration with FORWARD
Source         : http://www.iccservices.org.uk (accessed February 6, 2011)
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The main purpose of this paper is to provide a discussion of the myths and confusion that exist around the issue of FGM and to outline the definition of FGM.
Year   : 2011
 
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Marshall, Jack
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This article talks about American Academy of Pediatrics’ statement about the medicalization of FGM, then the reversal of that position.
Year   : 2010
 
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Adams, DL
Source         : American Association of Pediatricians
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This press release represents a total abandonment of the recent FGM policy that has caused so much consternation around the world
Year   : 2010
 
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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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American Academy of Pediatrics
Source         : Pediatrics: Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics
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This Statement was issued by American Academy of Pediatrics in opposition to all types of female genital mutilation.
Year   : 2010
 
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GTZ - Sectoral and supraregional project Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Source         : GTZ
Description
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Campaigns promoting abandonment of FGM condemn it as a violation of human rights, an infringement of the rights of the child and of the right to health and physical integrity However, the campaign against FGM encompasses more than a commitment in favour of basic human rights or women’s rights to physical integrity and reproductive health. It also highlights an instance where women can be empowered to claim their rights. Women's health, their empowerment, and the realisation of their rights, are key factor
Year   : 2009
 
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GTZ - Sectoral and supraregional project Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Source         : GTZ
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FGM is not mentioned at all in the Qur'an, the holy scripture of Islam. The roots of the practice go back to pre-Islamic and pre-Christian times.
Year   : 2009
 
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