Alice Behrendt

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OBJECTIVE This pilot study investigated the mental health status of women after genital mutilation. Although experts have assumed that circumcised women are more prone to developing psychiatric illnesses than the general population, there has been little research to confirm this claim. It was predicted that female genital mutilation is associated with a(More)
Cover photo: Plan/Alf Berg – " Girls from a media and culture centre in Togo working against child rights violations. " Photos: Forword Dear readers, According to the World Health Organization, every year an estimated number of three million girls and women are at risk for the harmful tradition of Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C). Nearly 140(More)
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