Female Genital Mutilation. Issue Paper

Publication date:
2002-10-11
Series:
Health Division Document
Series number:
1998:5
Language:
English
Author:
Beth Maina-Ahlberg
Description:
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a controversial subject. The practice has persisted despite a growing body of knowledge about its health and psychological consequences for girls and women. The question therefore is why FGM persists.

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