Location

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Start Date

16-4-2011 2:00 PM

End Date

16-4-2011 3:30 PM

Description

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the World Health Organization, (WHO), as the removal or cutting of the external female genitalia. WHO estimates between 100 and 140 million girls and women worldwide currently live with the consequences of FGM. The study finds that through corrective surgery, pre/post therapy, counseling, and sexual education victims to FGM can regain sexual pleasure providing them a chance to be “Whole” once again.

Keywords

Clitoris — Surgery; Female circumcision; Generative organs; Female – Surgery; Surgery; Plasticf

Disciplines

Counseling Psychology | Human Rights Law | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Plastic Surgery | Urogenital System | Women's Studies

Language

English

Comments

Mentor: Larry Ashley

 
Apr 16th, 2:00 PM Apr 16th, 3:30 PM

Can Female Genital Mutilation victims benefit from corrective surgery: To regain sexual pleasure and be “whole” once again?

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the World Health Organization, (WHO), as the removal or cutting of the external female genitalia. WHO estimates between 100 and 140 million girls and women worldwide currently live with the consequences of FGM. The study finds that through corrective surgery, pre/post therapy, counseling, and sexual education victims to FGM can regain sexual pleasure providing them a chance to be “Whole” once again.