Female genital mutilation pictures before and after
Skip navigation! Story from Wellness. This post was originally published on March 8, She got right on it, heading into the private room where a girl, no older than 13 or so, was waiting in a gynecological exam chair. But as Ubbe got closer, she realized there was a problem. She left the room to get the doctor, who had to come in to do the catheter himself.
'This is what it's like to pee after female genital mutilation'
Female genital cutting or circumcision (FGC) - Better Health Channel
Some million women and girls across 30 countries have been affected by female genital mutilation FGM. But how do survivors live with the pain of peeing, periods and childbirth? Hibo, now 46, was subjected to what is defined by the World Health Organization WHO as "type three" mutilation when she was six. This means all of her labia were cut off and she was then stitched together, leaving a tiny hole she compares to the size of a matchstick.
Lagos, Nigeria CNN A Nigerian man has caused outrage after he posted graphic pictures on Facebook showing children apparently being circumcised. More Videos FGM survivor: Fundamentally, it's 'child abuse' Story highlights A Facebook user in Nigeria posted graphic photos showing children being circumcised and offered free female circumcision at his home The post has drawn attention to the enforcement of FGM laws in Nigerian states. The man, who calls himself Alhaji Adebayo, posted the images on January 3, along with text offering free female circumcision in Ilorin, Kwara State, central Nigeria.
Female genital cutting or circumcision FGC involves the cutting or altering of the external female genital organs. FGC is a traditional cultural practice rather than a religious practice, and its origins are unknown. The practice can be found in communities and certain ethnic groups in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and South America.