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Clitoridectomy

Genital mutilation of african women

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Paulette Roberge
Edition: 
Vol 4, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines female circumcision; questions why this custom persists and how the west became involved. 

 


Caring for women with circumcision: a technical manual for health care providers

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Nahid Toubia
Publisher: 
Research, Action and Information Network for the Bodily Integrity of Women (RAINBO)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Addresses the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM). Serves as a clinical guide for health practitioners on how to manage physical complications of FGM including issues of perinatal and obstetric care.

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FGM.T68 1999
ISBN 1893136019
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Prisoners of ritual: an odyssey into female genital circumcision in Africa

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Hanny Lightfoot-Klein
Publisher: 
Harrington Park Press
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Presents ethnographic research focused on the enigma of female genital mutilation.

ISBN/ISSN: 
FGM.L55 1989
ISBN 091839368X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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