Female genital mutilation: abuse unchecked 1 introduction background to this report 1 our predecessor committee published two reports on. Introduction: the custom in question strategies for encouraging the abandonment of female genital cutting: experiences from senegal, burkina faso, and. Introduction background female genital mutilation (fgm) is illegal in england and wales under the fgm act 2003 (“the 2003 act”) it is a form of child abuse. Introduction female genital cutting (fgc), which has also been called female cir- cumcision, is a procedure that has existed for over 2,000 years and is. Study on female genital mutilation related laws in select african union following the introduction, section two provides an overview of fgm/c and.
Introduction female genital cutting (fgc) is a harmful traditional practice that violates women's rights and threatens their health although. Problem of female genital mutilation (fgm) when it is encountered in every- day general practice an introduction to fgm is given, in order to provide. Introduction 10 11 female genital mutilation 11 12 prevalence of female genital mutilation in west africa 12 13 background 14 131 female genital.
Introduction female genital mutilation (fgm), also referred to as female genital cutting or female circumcision, refers to all. partly due to the introduction of the istanbul convention, which recognises to gain a better understanding about female genital mutilation,. In multi-ethnic european society medical professionals are often confronted with patients with female genital mutilations/cuttings.
1120 introduction over the last decade female genital cutting (fgc) has been at the center of international debate in terms of human rights protection and the. We provide an introduction to the practice of fgc and practice guidelines for the female genital circumcision, and female genital mutilation alone and with the. International day of zero tolerance for female genital mutilation is a united nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on february 6 as part of. Evolution of external female genital mutilation: why do males harm their mates pierick mouginot introduction males may evolve traits that.
Introduction female genital mutilation (fgm) is a collective term for procedures which include the removal of part or all of the. Report on female genital mutilation in malta based on findings from bill in parliament proposing the introduction of a specific law banning fgm/c the bill. Female genital mutilation stephanie whitelaw, designated nurse for safeguarding children & young people is the trafford lead for female genital mutilation.
Introduction and conceptual chapter fgm/c senegal senegal: ourey sall (on the left) and her assistant, during a public declaration ceremony, unicef/2004. Introduction female genital mutilation (fgm) has been subjected to a considerable argument as it is deeply rooted in religious, cultural and. About the female genital mutilation programme an introduction to fgm communication skills for fgm consultations legal and safeguarding issues. Introduction female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female circumc ision, has a history spanning over 5000 years across different cultures (elchalal et.
Manual on female genital mutilation/cutting for health professionals, introduction of corrosive substances into the vagina to cause bleeding, or of herbs into. Abstract and introduction abstract female genital cutting affects over 140 million women worldwide prevalent in certain countries of africa and the middle east,. Key words: values and ethics, female genital cutting, female genital this article examines the practice of female genital cutting (fgc) in the introduction.