Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting: An Anatomical Review and Alternative Rites

Authors/Editors

Puppo, Vincenzo

Publisher(s)

Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley Periodicals

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Clinical Anatomy 30 1, September 2016, 8 pages

Description of Resource

This article provides an overview of the World Health Organization's four classifications of FGM/C and explores alternative rites of passage which are seen as an important strategy for eliminating this harmful practice. Such alternative rituals avoid genital cutting and involve educating girls about family life and women's roles.

Languages

English

Availability

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