Pdf | female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/fgc) constitutes a tragic health and human rights issue of girls and women in a number of countries, mainly in africa the practice has serious. Home female genital mutilation (fgm) frequently asked questions female genital mutilation (fgm) frequently asked questions february 2018 author: unfpa women and girls, aged 15-49, who.
Female genital mutilation of young girls is child abuse say no to fgm banner photo: adolescent girls in ghana participate in a livelihood training aimed at reducing adoption of female. Criminalized female genital mutilation (fgm) in 1998 since then, the prevalence of fgm has decreased from 18 per cent to 10 per cent progress towards ending fgm to protect girls from. This handbook is for health care providers involved in the care of girls and women who have been subjected to any form of female genital mutilation (fgm) this includes obstetricians and.
Female genital mutilation (fgm) includes procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons the procedure has no health benefits for. 10-year-old girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation in somalia the vast majority of girls in somalia undergo fgm between the ages of five and nine, according to unicef. Learn about female genital cutting from the office on women's health female genital mutilation or cutting (fgm/c) means piercing, cutting, researchers estimate more than 513,000. Female circumcision/female genital mutilation (fc/fgm) refers to any alteration of the genitalia by excision or covering of the introitus done for nonmedical reasons this procedure is.
Female genital mutilation/cutting (fgm/c) refers to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for. Abstractobjectives: worldwide, at least 200 million women and girls have undergone female genital mutilation (fgm) the medical and sexual consequences have been documented, but the. Female genital mutilation/cutting: a statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change report overview prevalence among adolescent girls has dropped by about half in the. Facts and statistics about female genital mutilation (fgm) or at risk of, female genital mutilation (fgm) in the uk however, we can look at what we know about fgm in other countries and.
Note that the images you are about to view depict tearful frightened young girls that are queued up before the villagers in kenya to go through female genital mutilation these are the. Female genital mutilation (fgm) is a traditional harmful practice that can cause severe physical and psychological damages to girls and women increasingly, trained health-care providers. Female genital mutilation/cutting is recognised globally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women fatuma abdulkadir aman is the leader of the horn of africa development.
Female genital mutilation (fgm), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia the practice. Female genital mutilation, also known as female genital cutting or fgm, is the practice of intentionally cutting or altering the female genital organs for non-medical reasons in most.