Female genital mutilation

  title={Female genital mutilation},
  author={E. Kelly and P. Hillard},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
Purpose of review The purpose of this review is to aid the healthcare practitioner in caring for children, girls, and women who have undergone female genital mutilation or who are at risk for female genital mutilation. Recent findings The bulk of the literature published in the area of female genital mutilation over the past year addresses the laws, social needs, immigration status and assimilation of African women who immigrate into western countries. Clinicians continue to publish case… Expand
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Harmful Traditional Practices and Women’s Health: Female Genital Mutilation
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Female genital mutilation: an analysis of 522 cases in South-Western Nigeria
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A community based study on the change of practice of female genital mutilation in a Sudanese village
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Female genital mutilation and childbirth.
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