Female genital mutilation and health care: current situation and legal status. Recommendations to improve the health care of af

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Federal Interdepartmental Working Group on Female Genital Mutilation
Patricia Huston
Publisher: 
Women's Health Bureau, Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the current status of this cultural practice that occurs around the world, its legal status in Canada as well as in most Western countries, and provides recommendations to improve the health care of affected women.