Female genital mutilation—new knowledge spurs optimism

@inproceedings{2008FemaleGM,
  title={Female genital mutilation—new knowledge spurs optimism},
  author={},
  year={2008}
}
  • Published 2008
more likely than those without FGM to have adverse obstetric outcomes. Moreover, the risk of an adverse outcome increases with more extensive FGM (see FGM types on page 3). This information is important for healthcare providers looking after women with FGM during childbirth. FGM remains a pressing human rights and a public health issue. It is expected that reliable evidence about its harmful effects, especially on reproductive outcomes, will help to persuade people to abandon the practice. 

From This Paper

Figures and tables from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 references

Changing a harmful social convention: female genital mutilation/cutting. Florence

  • Innocenti Research Centre
  • UNICEF;
  • 2005

consultation on indicators, November 11–13, 2004, Child protection indicators framework

  • UNICEF. Globa
  • Female genital mutilation and cutting. New York…
  • 2004

Female genital mutilation: a guide to laws and policies worldwide

  • A Rahman, N. Toubia
  • London: Zed Books;
  • 2000

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…