Document Type

Brief

Publication Date

2020

Abstract

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.

DOI

10.31899/rh11.1044

Language

Arabic

Project

Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive

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