Trends in female circumcision between 1933 and 2003 in Osun and Ogun States, Nigeria (a cohort analysis).

The international movement against female circumcision gained momentum in the past two decades. Although recent studies report decline in the practice none has studied the cohort effect or provided plausible explanation for such decline. Changes in female circumcision occurring in two southwestern States of Nigeria between 1933 and 2003 were tracked in a… CONTINUE READING