Female genital mutilation among Israel's Negev Bedouins has virtually disappeared -- BGU study
BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL February 20, 2009 A follow-up study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beer-Sheva has determined that the once prevalent custom of female genital mutilation
(FGM) among Israel's Bedouin population in the Negev has virtually disappeared. The findings...
WHO Warns, Female Mutilation Is Risky And Cruel
Female genital mutilation
in females creates more complications in childbirth and infant mortality rate, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
Caesareans and death rate of babies rise upto 50 per cent, in women who have had the procedure, a report says. //About 30,000 African women...
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
A recent study that appears in the current edition 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 132 mi...
Gambia takes on as National Program UAB project to abolish FGM
...he world have been victims to some type of genital mutilation
(FGM) and it is estimated that every year over thr... which is the acceptance of the Initiation without mutilation
project by the Gambian government and the creation...he rite of passage which would not include genital mutilation
but at the same time would continue to be function...
Deathways open doors to unexpected cultural practices
...ds by both sides. He demonstrates how missionaries used it to gain native converts, for instance, while some Indians used European fear of post-mortem mutilation
to incite horror through scalping.
The book also takes a particular interest in how deathways document the cultural syncretism that, over time, reco...
Is infant male circumcision an abuse of the rights of the child?
...old enough to make their own informed health care choices.
Male genital mutilation
is not a risk-free procedure, he adds. Far from being a harmless traditiona...the child play little part in determining the acceptability of male genital mutilation
in our society, he writes. The profession needs to recognise this and champ...
Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision
...cision but remained cautious.
"We welcome the ban on female genital mutilation
but the key issue is if there is going to be an implementation," she said. ...r this year in Eritrea.
The United Nations describes female genital mutilation
as a practice with many adverse physical and psychological impacts and with...
Eritrea Bans Female Circumcision
...’s information ministry has said//.
Anybody involved in female genital mutilation
(FGM) would be punished with a fine and imprisonment, it said.
The mov...nd menstrual blood - a process known as infibulation.
So drastic is the mutilation
involved in the latter operation that young brides have to be cut open to a...
Provoked- When The Husband Is The Sufferer
...er nurse murdered her husband after mutilating him//.
The accused, Nurse JoAnn Godt pleaded guilty 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 b...
Unheard of life history for a vertebrate
...late in the season and found something weird," recalls Karsten. "There were no juveniles. But by February, I found carcasses all over with no signs of mutilation
or predation. The population plummetedwe've never seen this with other lizards."
Now, after five seasons of data and sightings of nearly 400 indivi...
When in danger humans are similar to a deer in the headlights
...ing the unpleasant/mutilation block of pictures compared to the neutral pictures. The number of heartbeats per minute was also lower after viewing the mutilation
pictures than after looking at the others. "This pattern resembles the 'freezing' and 'fear bradycardia' seen in many species when confronted with thr...