Resources

FGM General information
MGF INFORMATIONS généralES

Reports / Rapports

  • UNICEF, 2016, « Female genital mutilation/cutting: A global concern »
    more UNICEF data on FGM : https://data.unicef.org/topic/child-protection/female-genital-mutilation-and-cutting/
  • UEFGM : www.uefgm.org
    • Health / Santé : MODULES 3« Consequences of FGM on Health and their Management » / « Les conséquences des MGF sur la santé des femmes et leur traitement » and 4 « Ethics, Communication and Counselling in the Health Context » / « Éthique, Communication et Conseil dans le domaine de la santé »
  • World Health Organisation. (2016). WHO guidelines on the management of health complications from female genital mutilation. Geneva: WHO. Accessible à : http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/fgm/management-health-complications-fgm/en/

Newspaper articles / articles de journaux

Other Websites of the « Building bridges to end FGM »-project

Websites of members and their organizations

MEDICALiSATION OF FGM
MéDICALISATION DES MGF

CoP FGM, Thematic discussion fact-sheet on Medicalisation of FGM, October 2018

CoP MGF, Note pour la discussion thématique sur la médicalisation des MGF, Octobre 2018

Mainstreaming FGM
Intégration systématique des MGF

GENERAL DOCUMENTS

WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, Female Genital Mutilation programmes to date : what works and what doesn’t » Policy Brief, , 2011

EndFGM European network, Position paper « Repositioning FGM as a gender and development issue », 2015

Population Reference Bureau, Ending FGM/C : lessons from a decade of progress, 2013

AIDOS, Mainstreaming the fight against FGM/C : a training manual, 2006

UNFPA, Implementation of Human Rights Framework and FGM, 2014

UN Women, UNICEF , UNFPA, Training Manual on Gender and Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting, 2017

E-learning tool UEFGM, available in multiple languages : https://uefgm.org/

Health
Santé

Patoulidis, A, Les Mutilations Génitales Féminines en Belgique : Évaluation de la situation actuelle des connaissances et pratiques en Médecine Générale – Proposition d’une approche de dépistage, traitement, suivi et prévention, 2016

Patoulidis, A, Les Mutilations Génitales Féminines en Belgique : Évaluation des attentes et besoins médicaux des patient(e)s concerné(e)s afin d’élaborer une démarche adéquate de détection, accompagnement, thérapie et prévention en Médecine Générale 

Ministère de la Santé du Burkina Faso, JOURNEES CULTURELLES DE LA PLANIFICATION FAMILIALE, DE LA LUTTE CONTRE LES MUTILATIONS GENITALES FEMININES ET LE MARIAGE D’ENFANTS – Manuel de formation, 2018.

WHO, Care of girls and women living with female genital mutilation – A clinical handbook, 2018

Psychosexual consequences and care
Conséquences et Accompagnement psycho-sexuel

Tools / Outils

  • GAMS Belgique (2016). Femme, excision et exil. Quel accompagnement thérapeutique possible? Brussels: GAMS Belgique.

Personal statements / témoignages

  • « Excision, le chemin de ma reconstruction » :  http://survivance.blogspot.be/ (2007)

Research / Etudes 

  • Ahmadu Fuambai ‘Ait I a Woman Too ?’ Challenging Myths of Sexual Dysfunction in Transcultural Bodies : Female Genital Cutting in Global Context. Ed Hernlund, Shell-Duncan. Access it here.
  • Alsibiani, S. A., & Rouzi, A. A. (2010). Sexual function in women with female genital mutilation, Fertility and Sterility, 93(3), 722-4.
  • Andersson ,S. H., Rymer, J. Joyce, D.W., Momoh, C., & Gayle C. M. (2012). Sexual quality of life in women who have undergone female genital mutilation: A case-control study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 119(13).
  • Behrendt, A., & Moritz, S. (2015). Post-traumatic stress disorder and memory problems after female genital mutilation. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(5).
  • Berg, R. C., & Denison, E. (2012). Does female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) affect women’s sexual f,unctioning? A systematic review of the sexual consequences of FGM/C. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 9, 41–56.
  • Berg, R. C., Denison, E., & Fretheim, A. (2010). Psychological, social and sexual consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): A systematic review of quantitative studies. Report from Kunnskapssenteret nr 13−2010 Oslo: Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten.
  • Johnsdotter Carlbom, S & Essén B (2004) Sexual Health among Young Somali WOmen in Sweden : Living with conflicting Culturally Determined Sexual Ideologies. Access it here.
  • Lockhat, H. (2004). Female genital mutilation: Treating the tears. London: Middlesex University Press.
  • Vloeberghs, E., van der Kwaak, A., Knipscheer, J., & van den Muijsenbergh, M. (2012). Coping and chronic psychosocial consequences of female genital mutilation in the Netherlands. Ethnicity & Health, 17(6), 677–95.