SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • 1
    Adinma J (1997) Current status of female circumcision among Nigerian Igbos. WAJM 16, 227231.
  • 2
    Adongo P, Akeongo P, Binka F, Mbacke C (1998) Female genital mutilation: socio-cultural factors that influence the practice in Kassena-Nankana District, Ghana. African Journal of Reproductive Health 2, 2536.
  • 3
    Carr D (1997) Female Genital Cutting – Findings from the Demographic and Health Survey Program. Macro International Inc, Calverton, MD, USA.
  • 4
    De Silva S (1989) Obstetric sequelae of female circumcision. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology 32, 233240.
  • 5
    Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) (1999) Nigeria 1990; Central African Repubolic 1994; Ivory Coast 1994; Egypt 1995; Eritrea 1995; Mali 1995–96; Tanzania 1996; Kenya 1998; Niger 1998; Burkina Faso 1999; Nigeria 1999. IRD/Macro International Inc., Calverton MD, USA.
  • 6
    Egyptian Fertility Care Society (EFCS) (1996) Clinic-Based Investigation of the Typology and Self-Reporting of FGM in Egypt. EFCS, Cairo.
  • 7
    Ehigiegba A, Selo-Ojeme D, Omorogbe F (1998) Female circumcision and determinants in southern Nigeria. East African Medical Journal 75, 374376.
  • 8
    Jones H, Diop N, Askew I, Kabore I (1999) Female genital cutting practices in Burkina Faso and Mali and their negative health outcomes. Studies in Family Planning 30, 219229.
  • 9
    Mbacke C, Adongo P, Akeongo P, Binka F (1998) Prevalence and correlates of female genital mutilation in the Kassena-Nankana District of Northern Ghana. African Journal of Reproductive Health 2, 1324.
  • 10
    Megafu U (1983) Female ritual circumcision among in Africa – an investigation of the presumed benefits among Ibos of Nigeria. East African Medical Journal 60, 793800.
  • 11
    Morison L, Scherf C, Ekpo G, Paine K, West B, Coleman R, Walraven G (2001) The long-term reproductive health consequences of female genital cutting in rural Gambia: a community-based survey. Tropical Medicine and International Health 6, 643653.
  • 12
    Myers R, Omorodion F, Isenalumhe A, Akenzua G (1985) Circumcision: its nature and practice among some ethnic groups in Southern Nigeria. Social Science and Medicine 21, 581588.
  • 13
    Nigeria, Federal Office of Statistics and IRD/Macro International Inc. (1992) Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 1990. IRD/Macro International Inc., Columbia.
  • 14
    Obermeyer C (1999) Female Genital surgeries: the known, the unknown, and the unknowable. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 13, 79106.
  • 15
    Odujinrin O, Akitoye CO, Oyediran M (1989) A study on female circumcision in Nigeria. West African Journal of Medicine 8, 183192.
  • 16
    Omorodion FI & Myers R (1989) Reasons for female circumcision among some ethnic groups in Bendel State, Nigeria. African Study Monographs 9, 197207.
  • 17
    Toubia N (1994) Female genital mutilation and the responsibility of reproductive health professionals. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 46, 127135.
  • 18
    WHO/UNICEF/UNFPA (1997) Female Genital Mutilation – A Joint Statement. World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.