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Nissrin Hoffmann
Source         : Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health
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Considered as one of the very high FGM-concentrated countries, Egypt still suffers from associating the practice of FGM/C with misinterpreted religious teachings especially that of Islam. This study questions the extent by which religion has played a role in bolstering the practice of FGM/C in Egypt.
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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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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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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Adam, Taghreed , Heli Bathija , David Bishai , Yung-Ting Bonnenfant , Manal Darwish , Dale Huntington , and Elise Johansen
Source         : Bull World Health Organ 2010;88:281–288
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This is a Study done to estimate the cost to the health system of obstetric complications due to female genital mutilation (FGM) in six African countries. The countries are Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan.
Year   : 2010
 
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Adam, Taghreed , Heli Bathija , David Bishai , Yung-Ting Bonnenfant , Manal Darwish , Dale Huntington , and Elise Johansen
Source         : Bull World Health Organ 2010;88:281–288
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This is a Study done to estimate the cost to the health system of obstetric complications due to female genital mutilation (FGM) in six African countries. The countries are Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan.
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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Wadi- Association for Crisis Assistance and Development Co-operation
Source         : Stop FGM in Kurdistan
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This study aims at unpacking the underlying motives behind practicing FGM in Iraqi Kurdistan as well as developing a sustainable plan for combating it. It shows a clear correlation between the level of education and the FGM practice and highlights the significant progress that has been in this area of study in the Kurdish region.
Year   : 2010
 
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GTZ - Sectoral and supraregional project Ending Female Genital Mutilation
Source         : GTZ
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FGM can be linked to a whole series of physical and psychological injuries, some of which arise immediately following the procedure, some later on. This Fact Sheet deals with the heath related consequences of FGM.
Year   : 2009
 
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