WRRC Bibliography: Sexuality

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This material covers various areas/topics on FGM. It is an advocacy manual for the eradication of FGM and an awareness-raising tool for policy makers. It is available in English and Arabic. 

This is a resource on the moves towards the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation by the year 2010 in Africa. It gives a situational analysis of FGM in Africa. 

This publication is based on the use of religious-oriented approaches to address FGM, and to search for issues in Islam regarding FGM practices. It demystifies misinterpretation that attempts to justify FGM among Somalis in Wajir – Kenya.

This study shows the experiences of immigrant African women who have been circumcised and sought maternity care in Sweden. It shows the encounters of women from Somalia, Eritrea,and Sudan who have been genitally cut withthe health care system in Sweden.

This article explores the global nature of FGM – from practising countries into American societies. It shows how FGM is performed by new immigrants, veiled in deference to a cultural tradition of the developing world, and the gradual visibility of female circumcision as an American problem....

This article gives detailed information about Female Genital Mutilation and women’s sexuality; it outlines the practice of FGM in Africa and amongst minorities in Asia. It also talks about the state’s obligation to protect children and observe human rights standards, as well as calling for...

This study evaluates the prevalence, complications, and attitudes concerning the practice of female circumcision among the women of Eritrea.

This paper is on various perspectives of FGM, the reasons for and types of FGM, and the health consequences of the practice.


This material is a compilation of issues regarding the effects of FGM on newborns, children, adolescents and young adults. It also shows the prevalence in various countries in Africa, and looks at the reasons why there is support for FGM in Egypt, Mali, Central African Republic and Eritrea.

This book shows that female genital mutilation is a deeply rooted cultural tradition observed primarily in Africa and among certain communities in the Middle East and Asia. It also looks at its considerable health consequences and the increasing health care needs compared to available healthcare...