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Examines in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Successful Tackling of Female Circumcision in a Developing Community

  • Open or Close Wilson IB Onuigbo*

    Department of Pathology, Medical Foundation & Clinic, Nigeria

    *Corresponding author: Wilson IB Onuigbo, Department of Pathology, Medical Foundation & Clinic, Enugu 400001, Nigeria

Submission: December 14, 2017; Published: January 22, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/EPMR.2018.01.000510

ISSN 2637-7934
Volume1 Issue2


A global concern of the World Health Organization (WHO) is the abolition of female circumcision, now being popularly called female genital mutilation. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to present the solid foundation laid by a British anthropologist concerning its practice long ago. Lastly, the evidence of its having been tackled successfully is documented.

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