The medicalization of FGM/C has been increasing significantly in Egypt making it the country with the highest rate of medicalization. In this qualitative study, we explore the drivers and motives behind why health-care professionals perform FGM/C and why mothers rely on them to perform the practice on their daughters.
El-Gibaly, Omaima and Mirette Aziz. 2020. "Health care providers’ and mothers’ perceptions about the medicalization of female genital mutilation or cutting in Egypt: A cross-sectional qualitative study [Arabic]," Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive. Cairo: Population Council.
Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive