Economic burden of female genital mutilation in 27 high-prevalence countries

Tordrup D, Bishop C, Green N, Petzold M, Vallejo FR, Vogel JP, Pallitto C.

Background: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a traditional harmful practice affecting 200 million women and girls globally. Health complications of FGM occur immediately and over time, and are associated with healthcare costs that are poorly understood. Quantifying the global FGM-related burden is essential for supporting programmes and policies for prevention and mitigation.

Health Condition(s): Public Health
Year Published: 2022
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