Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): survey of RANZCOG fellows, diplomates & trainees and FGM/C prevention and education program workers in Australia and New Zealand.

@article{Moeed2012FemaleGM,
  title={Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): survey of RANZCOG fellows, diplomates & trainees and FGM/C prevention and education program workers in Australia and New Zealand.},
  author={Saman M Moeed and Sonia R Grover},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={523-7}
}
BACKGROUND Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is traditionally practised in parts of Africa, the Middle East and South-East Asia. Migration has brought FGM/C to the attention of health practitioners in industrialised nations. It is not known whether FGM/C procedures are being performed in Australia and New Zealand, where legislation has been passed banning the practice. AIMS To survey RANZCOG Fellows, Trainees and Diplomates, and FGM/C education and prevention program workers, about… CONTINUE READING
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