Ritual Female Genital Surgery Among Ethiopian Jews

@article{Grisaru1997RitualFG,
  title={Ritual Female Genital Surgery Among Ethiopian Jews},
  author={Nimrod Grisaru and S Lezer and Robert H. Belmaker},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={26},
  pages={211-215}
}
Ritual female genital surgery is usually associated with Muslim countries although it is normative also among Ethiopian Coptic Christians. Ethiopian Jewish women immigrants to Israel report that ritual female genital surgery was normative in their culture in Ethiopia, but expressed no desire to continue the custom in Israel. This contrasts with Israeli Bedouin Muslims, who were reported to regard ritual female genital surgery as an important part of their identity. Physical examination of 113… Expand
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