Female genital mutilation: have we made progress?

@article{Toubia2003FemaleGM,
  title={Female genital mutilation: have we made progress?},
  author={Nahid Toubia and Eiman Hussein Sharief},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={82}
}
  • N. Toubia, E. Sharief
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
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