Specialized information

MEDICALISATION OF FGM

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

  • Figures on the medicalisation of FGM by country are available on the UNICEF website.

MAINSTREAMING FGM

CoP FGM, Thematic discussion fact-sheet on Mainstreaming FGM, March 2019

GENERAL DOCUMENTS
Health

Religion & FGM

CoP FGM, Thematic discussion fact-sheet on Religion & FGM, May 2019

Video-interview with Imam Moussé Fall, coordinator of the Islam and Population Network of Senegal

  • Reference within Christianize: Exode 4:25, Josué 5: 7, Actes: 7: 8, Romains 2:28, Romains 4:11, 1 Corinthiens 6:18

PSYCHOSEXUAL CONSEQUENCES AND CARE

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

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Female genital cosmetic surgeries
Male circumcision