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FGM General / MGF général

Reports / Rapports

  • UNICEF, 2016, « Female genital mutilation/cutting: A global concern »
    more UNICEF data on FGM :
  • UEFGM :
    • 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 :

Newspaper articles / articles de journaux

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

Websites of our members and their organizations

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 » : (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.