FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
A BBC news report.
A comprehensive lecture on FGM and the types.
An overview from the World Health Organization.
Much has been written about FGM in Africa, but little attention has been paid to its existence in Britain, according to these authors.Though the procedure has been illegal in Britain since 1985, many children are still sent abroad to have the procedure performed. These authors call the procedure a form of child abuse.
A working paper developed for the Women's Freedom Network. An excellent site with an overview of the history, geography, prevalence rates by country and more.
A site that provides an overview about the types, prevalence , and more.
A joint policy statement from the World Health Organization, the United Nations' Children's Fund, and the UN Population Fund on the harmful health practices of female genital mutilation and other practices.
A comprehensive set of resources on FGM.
A paper that summarizes male and female genital mutilations in the Pacific Islands.
The Prime Minister of England speaks out on FGM.