Female genital mutilation -- an exported medical hazard.

  title={Female genital mutilation -- an exported medical hazard.},
  author={Mahoud Elgaali and Helena Strevens and P -A M{\aa}rdh},
  journal={The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception},
  volume={10 2},
BACKGROUND Female circumcision (FC) has remained a common practice in the countries where it has traditionally been performed. Following increased global mobility, it has also become a common medical issue in the predominantly non-Islamic countries where an increasing number of immigrants from regions where FC is still traditional, have settled. OBJECTIVES To investigate types of FC found in a group of immigrants from northern Africa with a current domicile in Scandinavia. To characterize… CONTINUE READING

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