World Health Organization: Female Genital Mutilation


Subject:
Reproductive and Sexual Health , Medical Treatments & Devices , Circumcision , Genital Mutilation

Description:
Material about female genital mutilation (FGM), "often referred to as 'female circumcision', [which] comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural, religious or other non-therapeutic reasons." Includes a fact sheet, reports, and other publications. From the World Health Organization (WHO).

Publisher:
World Health Organization (WHO)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.who.int/topics/female_genital_mutilation/en/


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