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Submissions from 2020

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Reflections from Five Years of Research on FGM/C, Lori S. Ashford, Reshma Naik, and Charlotte Greenbaum

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A diagnostic assessment of the health system's response to FGM/C management and prevention in Nigeria, Osasuyi Dirisu, Adetayo Adetunji, Mayokun Adediran, and Otibho Obianwu

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A diagnostic assessment of the health system's response to FGM/C management and prevention in Nigeria—Brief, Osasuyi Dirisu, Adetayo Adetunji, Mayokun Adediran, and Otibho Obianwu

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Health care providers' and mothers' perceptions about the medicalization of female genital mutilation or cutting in Egypt: A cross-sectional qualitative study [Arabic], Omaima El-Gibaly and Mirette Aziz

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No to circumcision’: The road to effective social marketing campaigns in Egypt [Arabic], Salma Abou Hussein and Sarah Ghattass

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Improving the documentation of female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) abandonment interventions and their evaluations, Caroline W. Kabiru

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Female genital mutilation/cutting in Nigeria: Is the practice declining? A descriptive analysis of successive demographic and health surveys and multiple indicator cluster surveys (2003–2017), Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Glory Atilola, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Emmanuel Ogundimu, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Paul Komba, Zhuzhi Moore, and Dennis Matanda

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Modelling and mapping of regional disparities associated with female genital mutilation/cutting prevalence among girls aged 0–14 Years in Senegal: Evidence from Senegal (SDHS) Surveys 2005–2017, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Paul Komba, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Glory Atilola, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Zhuzhi Moore, and Dennis Matanda

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Modelling and mapping of state disparities associated with female genital mutilation/cutting prevalence among girls aged 0–14 years in Nigeria: Evidence from DHS and MICS 2003–2017, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Paul Komba, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Glory Atilola, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Zhuzhi Moore, and Dennis Matanda

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Associations between female genital mutilation/cutting and early/child marriage: A multi-country DHS/MICS analysis, Jamlick Karumbi and David Gathara

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A diagnostic assessment of the health system's response to female genital mutilation/cutting management and prevention in Kenya: A case study of West Pokot County, Samuel Kimani

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Exploring barriers to seeking health care among Kenyan Somali women with female genital mutilation: A qualitative study, Samuel Kimani, Caroline W. Kabiru, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan, and Jaldesa Guyo

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Female genital mutilation/cutting: Emerging factors sustaining medicalization related changes in selected Kenyan communities, Samuel Kimani, Caroline W. Kabiru, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan, and Jaldesa Guyo

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Appendices—Female genital mutilation/cutting: A review of laws and policies in Kenya and Nigeria, Samuel Kimani and Otibho Obianwu

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Female genital mutilation/cutting: A review of laws and policies in Kenya and Nigeria, Samuel Kimani and Otibho Obianwu

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A diagnostic assessment of the health system’s response to female genital mutilation/cutting management and prevention in Kenya, Samuel Kimani and Chantalle Okondo

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Considerations for collecting and documenting FGM/C data by health care providers, Dennis Matanda

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Measurement of female genital mutilation/cutting status: Perspectives from healthcare providers, policymakers, programme implementers, and researchers, Dennis Matanda

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Female genital mutilation/cutting in Senegal: Is the practice declining? Descriptive analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys, 2005–2017, Dennis Matanda, Glory Atilola, Zhuzhi Moore, Paul Komba, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, and Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala

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Lessons from a five-year research programme on FGM/C and their relevance for policy and programmes in Kenya, Dennis Matanda, Agnes K. Meroka-Mutua, and Samuel Kimani

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Exploring changes in female genital mutilation/cutting: Shifting norms and practices among communities in Fafan and West Arsi zones, Ethiopia, Getaneh Mehari, Asabneh Molla, Ayantu Mamo, and Dennis Matanda

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Commentary: Using law more effectively towards abandonment of FGM/C in Kenya, Agnes K. Meroka-Mutua

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Assessing the role of law in reducing the practise of FGM/C in Kenya, Agnes K. Meroka-Mutua, Daniel Mwanga, and Charles Owuor Olungah

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Tracing change in female genital mutilation/cutting through social networks: An intersectional analysis of the influence of gender, generation, status, and structural inequality, Amadou Moreau and Bettina Shell-Duncan

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Population Council-led partnership influences national and global efforts to end female genital mutilation/cutting, Population Council

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Understanding local variation in how female genital mutilation/cutting declines, changes, or persists: Analysis of household survey data for Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal, Population Reference Bureau

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Exploring the nature and extent of normative change in FGM/C in Somaliland, Richard A. Powell, Mohamed Yussuf, Bettina Shell-Duncan, and Caroline W. Kabiru

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Using research to understand and accelerate abandonment of FGM/C, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan, Agnes K. Meroka-Mutua, Samuel Kimani, and Flavia Mwangovya

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Important lessons on FGM/C abandonment from four research studies in Egypt, Nada Wahba, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, and Abeer Salem

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Understanding female genital mutilation/cutting abandonment in Egypt, Nada Wahba, Hania El Banhawi, and Amira El Ayouti

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Quand et comment la loi est-elle efficace pour réduire la pratique des MGF/E: une étude transfrontalière au Burkina Faso et au Mali, Josephine Wouango, Susan L. Ostermann, and Daniel Mwanga

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When and how does law effectively reduce the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting?, Josephine Wouango, Susan L. Ostermann, and Daniel Mwanga

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When and how the law is effective in reducing the practice of FGM/C: A cross-border study in Burkina Faso and Mali, Josephine Wouango, Susan L. Ostermann, and Daniel Mwanga

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Exploring the capacity of the Somaliland healthcare system to manage female genital mutilation/cutting-related complications and prevent the medicalization of the practice: A cross-sectional study, Mohamed Yussuf, Dennis Matanda, and Richard A. Powell

Submissions from 2019

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Shifts in FGM/C practice in Sudan: Communities’ perspectives and drivers, Nafisa Bedri, Huda Sherfi, Ghada Rudwan, Sara Elhadi, Caroline W. Kabiru, and Wafaa Amin

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Health care providers’ and mothers’ perceptions about the medicalization of female genital mutilation or cutting in Egypt: A cross-sectional qualitative study, Omaima El-Gibaly, Mirette Aziz, and Salma Abou Hussein

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Measurement of the sexual health and wellbeing of women who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting: A scoping review, Tammary Esho, Samuel K. Muniu, Mohamed Yussuf, Chantalle Okondo, and Caroline W. Kabiru

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"No to circumcision": The road to effective social marketing campaigns in Egypt, Salma Abou Hussein and Sarah Ghattass

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A spatial analysis of the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting among 0–14-year-old girls in Kenya, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Chibuzor Christopher Nnanatu, Glory Atilola, Paul Komba, Lubanzadio Mavatikua, Zhuzhi Moore, Gerry Mackie, and Bettina Shell-Duncan

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Using Demographic and Health Surveys in the campaign to end FGM/C: A Kenyan example, Dennis Matanda and Caroline W. Kabiru

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Is there a relationship between female genital mutilation/cutting and fistula? A statistical analysis using cross-sectional data from Demographic and Health Surveys in 10 sub-Saharan Africa countries, Dennis Matanda, Pooja Sripad, and Charity Ndwiga

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FGM/C and ECM: Drawing lessons from research, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan

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Associations between female genital mutilation/cutting and HIV: A review of the evidence, Yetunde A. Noah Pinheiro

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Associations between FGM/C and HIV in Ethiopia, the Gambia, Kenya, and Sierra Leone: A limited analysis of Demographic and Health Survey data, Yetunde A. Noah Pinheiro, Zhuzhi Moore, and David Gathara

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Decision-making in the practice of female genital mutilation or cutting in Sudan: A cross-sectional study, Majdi Sabahelzain, Ahmed Gamal Eldin, Suad Babiker, Caroline W. Kabiru, and Muna Eltayeb

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Reference guide for data collection: Qualitative social network interviews, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Amadou Moreau, Sarah Smith, and Holly B. Shakya

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Reference guide: Factorial focus group analysis methods for studying social norm change, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Amadou Moreau, Katherine Wander, and Sarah Smith

Submissions from 2018

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Medicalized female genital mutilation/cutting: Contentious practices and persistent debates, Samuel Kimani and Bettina Shell-Duncan

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Exploring the Nigerian health system's response to female genital mutilation/cutting, Otibho Obianwu

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Understanding medicalisation of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C): A qualitative study of parents and health workers in Nigeria, Otibho Obianwu, Adetayo Adetunji, and Osasuyi Dirisu

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Collaborative work with Somaliland stakeholders to increase evidence based decision making in FGM/C, Chantalle Okondo

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Changes in FGM/C in Somaliland: Medical narrative driving shift in types of cutting, Richard A. Powell and Mohamed Yussuf

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The role of older women in contesting norms associated with female genital mutilation/cutting in Senegambia: A factorial focus group analysis, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Amadou Moreau, Katherine Wander, and Sarah Smith

Submissions from 2017

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Rapid evidence assessment: Quality of studies assessing interventions to support FGM/C abandonment, Tammary Esho, Jamlick Karumbi, and Carolyne Njue

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Modeling and mapping of girls' female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in the context of economic, social, and regional disparities: Kenya Demographic and Health Surveys 1998-2014, Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala, Damaris Kinyoki, Ahmed Sarki, David Gathara, Paul Komba, and Bettina Shell-Duncan

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Exploring the association between FGM/C and early/child marriage: A review of the evidence, Jamlick Karumbi, David Gathara, and Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan

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Female genital mutilation/cutting in Nigeria: A scoping review, Blessing U. Mberu

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Female genital cutting in Somaliland: Baseline assessment, Katy Newell-Jones

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Female genital mutilation/cutting in Kenya: Is change taking place? Descriptive statistics from four waves of Demographic and Health Surveys, Bettina Shell-Duncan, David Gathara, and Zhuzhi Moore

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Exploring the association between FGM/C and fistula: A review of the evidence, Pooja Sripad, Charity Ndwiga, and Kaji Tamanna Keya

Submissions from 2016

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Ending the medicalization of female genital mutilation/cutting in Egypt, Sarah Ghattass, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, and Salma Abou Hussein

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Ending the medicalization of female genital mutilation/cutting in Egypt [Arabic], Sarah Ghattass, Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, and Salma Abou Hussein

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Health impacts of female genital mutilation/cutting: A synthesis of the evidence, Samuel Kimani, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan, and Carolyne Njue

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Evidence to End FGM/C Research Programme: Presentation at the sixtieth session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan

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Root causes and persistent challenges in accelerating the abandonment of FGM/C, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan

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The FGM/C research programme, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan

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The ongoing violence against women: Female genital mutilation/cutting, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan, Suellen Miller, and Jose M. Belizan

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Monitoring and evaluating FGM/C abandonment programs, Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan and Carolyne Njue

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Evidence to end FGM/C: Research to help girls and women thrive, Population Council

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Evidence to end FGM/C: Research to help girls and women thrive [Arabic], Population Council

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Programme de recherche pour mettre fin aux MGF/E, Population Council

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Considerations on the use and interpretation of survey data on FGM/C, Bettina Shell-Duncan

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A state-of-the-art synthesis on female genital mutilation/cutting: What do we know now?, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Reshma Naik, and Charlotte Feldman-Jacobs

Submissions from 2011

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National efforts toward FGM-free villages in Egypt: The evidence of impact, Ghada Barsoum, Nadia Rifaat, Omaima El-Gibaly, Nihal Elwan, and Natalie Forcier

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Female genital mutilation practices in Kenya: The role of alternative rites of passage. A case study of Kisii and Kuria districts, Habil Oloo, Monica Wanjiru, and Katy Newell-Jones

Submissions from 2010

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Encouraging abandonment of FGM/C among the Somali community in Wajir, Kenya, Population Council

Submissions from 2009

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A religious oriented approach to addressing female genital mutilation/cutting among the Somali community of Wajir, Kenya, Maryam Sheikh Abdi and Ian Askew

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Toward FGM-free villages in Egypt: A mid-term evaluation and documentation of the FGM-free village project, Ghada Barsoum, Nadia Rifaat, Omaima El-Gibaly, Nihal Elwan, and Natalie Forcier

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Female genital mutilation/cutting: Change is possible, Frontiers in Reproductive Health

Submissions from 2008

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Managing and preventing female genital cutting (FGM/C) among the Somali community in Kenya, Maryam Sheikh Abdi, Jaldesa Guyo, and Ian Askew

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Delinking female genital mutilation/cutting from Islam, Ibrahim Lethome Asmani and Maryam Sheikh Abdi

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Dissocier les mutilations génitales féminines de l'Islam, Ibrahim Lethome Asmani and Maryam Sheikh Abdi

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Lutte contre la pratique de l'excision au Mali: De l'approche santé à l'approche basée sur les droits de l'enfant-Rapport d'Evaluation du Programme du Centre Djoliba, Anta Fall Diagne

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Technical assistance to the interagency coordination group seeking to reduce female genital mutilation/cutting, Nafissatou J. Diop

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Analysis of the evolution of the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting in Burkina Faso, Nafissatou J. Diop, Zakari Congo, Aina Ouedraogo, Alphosine Sawadogo, Lydia Saloucou, and Ida Tamini

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Evaluation of the long-term impact of the TOSTAN programme on the abandonment of FGM/C and early marriage: Results from a qualitative study in Senegal, Nafissatou J. Diop, Amadou Moreau, and Helene Benga

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Burkina Faso: Political will, law enforcement, and educational campaigns appear to be reducing FGM/C, Population Council

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Kenya: Islamic scholars find no religious justification for FGM/C, Population Council

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Kenya: Training can enhance providers' management of FGM/C and willingness to advocate against the practice, Population Council

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Senegal: Education and public declarations contribute to Tostan's success, Population Council

Submissions from 2007

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Study of the effectiveness of training Malian social and health agents in female genital cutting issues and in educating their clients, Nafissatou J. Diop, Fatoumata Traore, Habibatou Diallo, Ousmane Traore, Aissa Haidara Toure, Youssouf Diallo, Madina Sangare, Fatoumata Tandia, and Keita Attaher Toure

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Contributing towards efforts to abandon female genital mutilation/cutting in Kenya: A situation analysis, Humphres Evelia, Maryam Sheikh Abdi, Carolyne Njue, and Ian Askew

Submissions from 2006

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Technical assistance to organizations in Guinea seeking to reduce female genital cutting, Nafissatou J. Diop

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Strategies for encouraging the abandonment of female genital cutting in West Africa: Experiences from Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Mali, Nafissatou J. Diop and Ian Askew

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Analyse de l'evolution de la pratique de l'excision au Burkina Faso: L'environment institutionel, politique et programmatique de la lutte contre la pratique de l'excision, Nafissatou J. Diop, Zakari Congo, Aina Ouedraogo, Alphosine Sawadogo, Lydia Saloucou, and Ida Tamini

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Reproductive health update trainings for health workers in North Eastern Province, Garissa, Kenya Ministry of Health and Population Council

Submissions from 2005

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Female genital cutting among the Somali of Kenya and management of its complications, Jaldesa Guyo, Ian Askew, Carolyne Njue, and Monica Wanjiru

Submissions from 2004

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Testing the effectiveness of integrating community-based approaches for encouraging abandonment of female genital cutting into CARE's reproductive health programs in Ethiopia and Kenya, Jane Chege, Ian Askew, Susan Igras, and Jacinta Muteshi-Strachan

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The Tostan program: Evaluation of a community based education program in Senegal, Nafissatou J. Diop, Modou Mbacke Faye, Amadou Moreau, Jacqueline Cabral, Helene Benga, Fatou Cisse, Babacar Mane, Inge Baumgarten, and Molly Melching

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Medicalization of female genital cutting among the Abagusii in Nyanza Province, Kenya, Carolyne Njue and Ian Askew