Female Genital Mutilation

@article{Cutner1985FemaleGM,
  title={Female Genital Mutilation},
  author={L. P. Cutner},
  journal={Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey},
  year={1985},
  volume={40},
  pages={437–443}
}
  • L. P. Cutner
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey
  • Genital mutilation of females constitutes a significant health hazard to the emotional and psychological status of women in many parts of the world. The anthropologic, cultural and social rationale for this custom is complex and case specific. The practice of female circumcision is nearly world-wide in its distribution and the extent of the genital alteration varies widely. Attitudes regarding a woman's role in society impact strongly on the acceptance and perpetration of this practice. Health… CONTINUE READING
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