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(Daily Mail) – Female genital mutilation isn’t commonly associated with the US. However, a new report revealed almost 513,000 women and girls in the US were at risk for ‘female genit...
Female genital mutilation is culturally and religiously important to many families living in the US. Is an outright ban culturally insensitive?
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Countries that have banned female genital mutilation (FGM) should allow less invasive practices such as small surgical nicks to girls' genitalia as a compromise, ...
An Egyptian private hospital was closed and under investigation after a 17 year old girl died of a suspected stroke during female genital mutilation (FGM).Mayar Mohamed Mousa was under full...
New WHO recommendations aim to help health workers provide better care to the more than 200 million girls and women worldwide living with female genital mutilation (FGM). FGM has no health benefits, ...
Although national and international law prohibits the practice, female genital mutilation and excision (FGM/E) continues to be carried out in every region of Guinea. With the second highest prevalence...
Researchers from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and City University London say the findings of a study on female genital mutilation could help prevent the practise in the UK.
More than 500 000 women and girls in the United States are at risk of genital mutilation, researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have reported in a new study.1 Female... ...
To explore men's knowledge of the negative consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM) to women's health in countries where this practice is performed.
The study of male genital diversity has long overshadowed evolutionary inquiry of female genitalia, despite its non-trivial diversity. Here we identify four non-mutually exclusive mechanisms that coul...
The study investigated the effectiveness of two online resources aimed at improving women's knowledge of the variation in normal female genital appearance and their attitudes towards their own genital...
Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) is a tissue reaction to lodged ova of Schistosoma haematobium in the genital mucosa. Lesions can make the mucosa friable and prone to bleeding and discharge. Women...
Labiaplasty, the surgical reduction of the labia minora, has significantly increased in demand in Australia. Although general practice is one gatekeeper for patients requesting labiaplasty, as a refer...