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Out of Africa: Students' reflections on the personal and professional impact of volunteering

Charlotte Ames and Adelle Boughen wanted the opportunity to be involved with women and families living in underprivileged communities in a different country to understand the effect of extreme poverty...

Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation in children in the UK

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also referred to as ‘cutting’ (World Health Organization (WHO), 2018), has become an area of increasing concern in the UK and other developed countries due to...

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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