Female genital cutting FGCalso called female genital mutilation FGMfemale circumcision, excision, clitoridectomy, or infibulationritual surgical procedure that is traditional in some societies. FGC has been practiced by a wide variety of cultures and as a result includes a number of related procedures and social meanings. The term female genital cutting refers to a wide continuum of procedures that range from a symbolic nick to the removal of a great deal of tissue from the genital area.
Warning: This story contains graphic and disturbing content, and may not be suitable for all readers. The autopsy, obtained by Albuquerque television station KOAT on Tuesday, also revealed a number of other disturbing details in the horrific and heartbreaking case. She also tested positive for human papillomavirus — also known as HPV — a sexually transmitted disease.
A Detroit emergency department doctor has been arrested and charged with performing female genital mutilation on young girls at a medical clinic in Livonia, officials announced Thursday. Jumana Nagarwala, 44, of Northville, is charged with performing female genital mutilation FGM on girls who were 6 to 8 years old at a medical office in Livonia. What exactly is FGM, and who is at risk?
A teenager in Egypt died while undergoing female genital mutilation conducted by a physician. Officials and advocates are urging medical professionals to help put a stop to the illegal practice. An initial autopsy report indicated that blood clotting was the possible cause of death and the El Canal National Hospital, where the procedure was carried out, has been shut down by authorities.
THESE horrific pictures show a young girl aged just one-and-a-half undergoing the brutal and controversial practise of female genital mutilation. Dressed in a glittering golden crown decorated with ribbons and purple dress, the event was held as part of local tradition in the remote Gorontalo province in Indonesia. But photos show the youngster screaming out in pain during the gruesome and barbaric ordeal.
A juror passed out after seeing graphic photographs of a murder victim during the trial of a woman accused of killing her pregnant friend and cutting her baby from the womb. Ashleigh Wade is alleged to have butchered the year-old on her wedding day after slashing the expectant mother's voice box so she could not scream for help and cutting major blood vessels so she was unable to move. She then cut open Ms Sutton's abdomen, removed her uterus and extracted the infant, who miraculously survived.
Muhammed Al-Tantawi is charged with first degree murder in the death of his mother, Nada Huranieh. Brandon Gohagen after being found guilty of murder in a year-old case. Solomon Bonner, Jr.
A year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation in Somaliathe first confirmed death in years in a country where complications from the procedure are generally denied, activists claim. Deeqa Dahir Nuur was taken on 14 July to a traditional cutter in the village of Olol, roughly 65km from Dhusmareb, in central Galmudug state. The operation severed a vein, and when the family were still unable to stem the haemorrhaging two days later, the girl was taken to Dhusmareb hospital, where she bled to death, said activist Hawa Aden Mohamed of the Galkayo Education Centre for Peace and Development. We only get to hear of the few cases of those bold enough to seek medical treatment in towns.
CNN After Mayar Mohamed Mousa's twin sister finished her operation, it was the year-old's turn to go under the knife. But this was not a medical operation to provide treatment -- it was mutilation to remove her clitoris. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.
Skip to search form Skip to main content. Implications of Genital Mutilation at Autopsy. Such mutilations may have been sustained sometime before death, around the time of death, or after death. The most common type of ante mortem genital mutilations involves cultural practices such as male circumcision.