LOCAL SUPPORT SERVICES SUPPORT FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE UNDERGONE FGM
Community mental health services offered by Kāhui Tū Kaha for the Muslim community.
Non profit organisation. Women’s Health support services.
Provides mental health support to people from refugee backgrounds and support for asylum seekers during the period when their applications for refugee status are being processed by Immigration NZ.
Ph: (09) 270 0870
0800 4 RASNZ (0800 4 72769)
Community healthcare service for community service card holders, low-income union members and their families. It provides community-owned, affordable, accessible, acceptable, appropriate, not-for-profit and community based primary health care.
Specialist mental health services for communities including child, adolescent and family (CAF) care; forensic; alcohol and drug; intellectually disabled persons’ health; and other specialty services.
By Hilary Burrage
This UK book discusses the cultural belief systems behind FGM, current pathways to eradication and the call for a cross agency multi-disciplinary prevention framework. It is aimed at researchers, policy-makers and health, legal, educational and social services professionals.
By Comfort Momoh
This book is aimed at assisting professionals who care for women and girls who have experienced or are at risk of FGM.
By Hubert Prolongeau
This book documents the work of French doctor Pierre Foldes, one of Europe’s leading clitoral reconstruction surgeons.
By Daneil Njoroge Karanja
Written by Daniel Njoroge Karanja, this book addresses FGM in Africa and provides guidance surrounding gender, religion, and care.
Somali – Lets Talk Sex after Female Circumcision (FGM)
W.H.O. ON FGM
UNFPA answers frequently asked questions about FGM and shows FGM prevalence in the 17 countries where the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation operates.
FGM AND RELIGION
A review of 21 studies discussing the key factors supporting FGM including cultural tradition, sexual morals, marriageability, religion, health benefits, and male sexual enjoyment.
A study based in Senegal exploring the beliefs and realities surrounding the role of men in the continuation of FGM and the prevention of the practice.
This project offers information and support for women affected by FGM, community education and empowerment information, and training links and policymaking resources for child and health professionals.
THE GIRL GENERATION