FEMALE-CIRCUMCISION.pptx - FEMALE CIRCUMCISIO N IN AFRICA Why FEMALE CIRCUMCISION FEMALE MUTILATION Female genital mutilation(FGM includes procedures

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FEMALE CIRCUMCISIO N IN AFRICA
Why
FEMALE CIRCUMCISION / FEMALE MUTILATION
Female genital mutilation (FGM) includes procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. No health benefits, only harm
Procedures can cause severe bleeding and problems urinating, and later cysts, infections, as well as complications in childbirth and increased risk of newborn deaths.
Immediate complications can include: severe pain excessive bleeding (haemorrhage) genital tissue swelling fever infections e.g., tetanus urinary problems wound healing problems injury to surrounding genital tissue shock death.
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION HAS 4 TYPES : Type 1: Often referred to as clitoridectomy , this is the partial or total removal of the clitoris (a small, sensitive and erectile part of the female genitals), and in very rare cases, only the prepuce (the fold of skin surrounding the clitoris).
Type 2: Often referred to as excision , this is the partial or total

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