"Female genital mutilation (FGM)": knowledge of doctors in Vienna and Tyrol and the legal situation across countries
Die "weibliche Genitalverstümmelung (FGM)": Wissensstand von ÄrztInnen in Wien und Südtirol und gesetzliche Lage im Ländervergleich
FGM occurs in 28 African States and some Asian countries. This data collection was based on subject-centred interviews with doctors in Vienna and Tyrol. The knowledge on the types of FGM and the psychic and physical consequences was requested. De- and reinfibulation, as well as the impact on pregnancy and childbirth, were discussed. A comparison was made between Vienna and South Tyrol.
Author(s): Tasser, C.
Publisher: Unit Ethnomedicine and Internat. Health, Zentrum für Public Health, Med. Univ.
Data collection was based on subject-centred interviews with doctors in Vienna and Tyrol.
Cost to obtain the method/tool: Purchasable