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Female circumcision

  • Epidemiology Of Female Sexual Castration In Cairo, Egypt - In 1985, a group of 350 urban Egyptian women were selected to self-report on their recall of their female sexual castration (FSC) which they experienced as children. Two years of field observations of female genital mutilations in Cairo have resulted in a wealth of quantitative, qualitative and photographic information on the various aspects of female genital mutilations, as observed and practiced through 1985. Mohamed Badawi.

  • Female Genital Mutilation: A Radio Interview with Dr. Nahid Toubia - Selected excerpts from "New Paradigms" hosted by Maureen Primerano - KMUD/Garberville, California - 26 December 1996

  • Female Genital Mutilation: An Introduction (FGM) - from National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers FGM Awareness and Education Project (NOCIRC), et al.

  • Female Genital Mutilation - Female Circumcision - Northern Arizona University - This section contains studies of female genital mutilation.

  • Genital Mutilation & The United Nations: Male And Female Circumcision, Human Rights, & The Restoration Of Spiritual Integrity & Freedom - by Anastasios Zavales - The world community is increasingly educated on crimes against humanity, in particular, about individuals practicing genital mutilation, commonly termed circumcision. Genital mutilation affects more than 2 million girl­child victims and more than 13.5 million boy­child victims annually throughout the world.

  • Islam and Female Circumcision - by Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad, Ph.D. - Minaret of Freedom Institute

  • Justifying the Unjustifiable: Rite V. Wrong - by A. Chessler - Buffalo Law Review, 1997 - A major review covering: Types of both male and female circumcision, justifications for, and legal arguments against. The report recommends in part, "Both physicians and parents must begin to look at and discuss the real issue--the abuse of innocent children".

  • Male Circumcision and the Rights of the Child - by Jacqueline Smith - 1998 - This 'Netherlands Institute of Human Rights' research report explores the Human Rights, Child Rights and Legal Aspects of male child circumcision, and compares male and female genital mutilation.

  • NOCIRC - National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is a non-profit educational organization committed to securing the birthright of male and female children and babies to keep their sexual organs intact. The US based international organization provides circumcision information through 80-plus US regional centers and over 15 international centers.

  • Recent Medical Studies On Circumcision - Circumcision Results in Significant Loss of Erogenous Tissue - Circumcision Affects Sexual Behavior - Researchers Demonstrate Traumatic Effects of Circumcision - Circumcision Study Halted Due to Trauma - Circumcised Penis Requires More Care in Young Boys - Poll of Circumcised Men Reveals Harm - Psychological Effects of Circumcision Studied - Anatomy and Function of the Foreskin Documented - Male Circumcision Affects Female Sexual Enjoyment

  • Senegal bans female circumcision - BBC News Online - Dec 23, 1998 - Senegal has banned female circumcision on cultural or religious grounds. Anybody found practising circumcision on girls now faces up to five years in prison.

  • The Rite of Female Circumcision - Ethnic NewsWatch - "No one should live in fear of having parts of her genitals sliced off against her will."

  • The Zero - Listings of national and international agencies, articles, organizations and web sites to find help for and information about female genital mutilation and female circumcision practices worldwide.

  • To Mutilate in the Name of Jehovah or Allah - Article about legitimization of male and female circumcision.

  • What is female genital mutilation? - from A Human Rights Information Pack
    Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the term used to refer to the removal of part. Or all, of the female genitalia.

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