Female Circumcision in Sudan : Future Prospects and Strategies for Eradication

@inproceedings{Islam2001FemaleCI,
  title={Female Circumcision in Sudan : Future Prospects and Strategies for Eradication},
  author={Md. Mazharul Islam and Md Mosleh Uddin},
  year={2001}
}
which is often referred to as clitoridectomy, entails removal of the tip of the prepuce, with or without excision of part or all of the clitoris. In Type 2, the clitoris is removed along with part or all of the labia minora. Type 3, infibulation, the most severe form of female circumcision, involves removal of most or all of the external genitalia. The vaginal opening is then stitched closed; only a small opening is left for the flow of urine and menstrual blood. Women’s infibulation scars may… CONTINUE READING