Deinfibulation

The Acton Model: support for women with female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a global healthcare problem affecting an estimated 200 million women and girls, worldwide (World Health Organization [WHO], 2016) It is defined as ‘all procedures...

Does the timing of deinfibulation for women with type 3 female genital mutilation affect labour outcomes?

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a deeply-rooted practice, with culture and tradition given as the main reasons for its continuation (Momoh, 2003) FGM affects approximately 140 million women...

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