Journal of Womens Health, Issues and CareISSN: 2325-9795

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Letter to Editor, J Womens Health Issues Care Vol: 3 Issue: 3

It's Time to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Raja Danasekaran*, Kalaivani Annadura, Geetha Mani1 and Jegadeesh Ramasamy
Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College& Research Institute, Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Raja Danasekaran
Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Ammapettai, Sembakkam Post, Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India-603108
Tel: +91-7401623139, Fax: +91-044-27400138
Received: April 19, 2014 Accepted: May 20, 2014 Published: May 24, 2014
Citation: Danasekaran R, Annadurai K, Mani G, Ramasamy J (2014) It’s Time to Stop Female Genital Mutilation. J Womens Health, Issues Care 1:1 doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000143


It’s Time to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation has been reported to occur all over the globe involving at least 3 million girls a year. The procedure leads to many short term and long term complications like urinary tract infections, infertility, etc.

Keywords: Female genital mutilation; Health; Culture; Complications; World Health Organization

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