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Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision

... cautious. "We welcome the ban on female genital mutilation but the key issue is if there is going to be an im...rea. The United Nations describes female genital mutilation as a practice with many adverse physical and psychological impacts and with no demonstrated medical ...

Eritrea Bans Female Circumcision

... has said//. Anybody involved in female genital mutilation (FGM) would be punished with a fine and imprisonme...process known as infibulation. So drastic is the mutilation involved in the latter operation that young brides have to be cut open to allow penetration on their...

Provoked- When The Husband Is The Sufferer

...lty Monday to the indictment of murder and genital mutilation of her husband, jay Godt then aged 61. She had apparently beaten her husband to death with a baseball bat, and cut off his penis. Mrs. Godt has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Authorities say this was not an isolated incidence of violence...

Circumcision Does Not Prevent Spread of HIV, Experts Warn

...oved that circumcision of males and female genital mutilation of virgins can in no way stem the spread of HIV. On the contrary they only serve to spread HIV. The research, published in the journal Annals of Epidemiology, found that circumcised virgins and adolescents in Kenya, Lesotho, and Tanzania, where the...

Female Circumcision highly Prevalent in Mali

...ion women worldwide have been subjected to genital mutilation by quacks who have little surgical skill, equipment or awareness of the dangers of such practices making the women vulnerable to infections, hemorrhage, pre-natal and post-natal complications and psychological disorders, the report said. Many women u...

Rich Countries Need to Curb Genital Surgery Before Criticizing Traditional Practices

Female genital mutilation (FGM), excision of clitoris is practiced as an ini...on bmj.com last month probes that the procedure of mutilation performed among girls and women in Sudan did not actually appear in the World Health Organisation’s ...

Female Circumcision Rampant in Africa

...he long-term health consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM). The WHO described FGM as a form of “torture...t the health and legal issues about female genital mutilation among the communities practicing it. 'All medical personnel must be trained in cultural sensitivity ...

WHO Warns, Female Mutilation Is Risky And Cruel

Female genital mutilation in females creates more complications in childbirt...on long-term health consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM) says, ‘In many parts of Africa this was being followed, as believed to give honour to girls’. ...

Female Genital Mutilation May Lead To Difficult Childbirth:Rep

Women who have had female genital mutilation (FGM) are significantly more likely to experience difficulties during childbirth //and their babies are more likely to die as a result of the gruesome practice, a new United Nations study has shown. The study, the first to give clear evidence of th...

Girls Who Undergo Genital Mutilation Can Become Infertile

... of The Lancet said that girls who undergo genital mutilation might be at high risk from becoming infertile.// Female genital mutilation (FGM) is practiced in more than 30 countries. The World Health Organization estimates that more than...

A crude custom

Female circumcision, or mutilation of the genitals is mainly carried out in western and southern Asia, the Middle East and large areas of Africa. Partisans of the practice say it is done for cultural and religious reasons, but rivals// say that not only is it potentially life-threate...

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