Female Genital Mutilation in Infants and Young Girls: Report of Sixty Cases Observed at the General Hospital of Abobo (Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, West Africa)
Characteristics of infants and young girls undergone FGM.
|Areas where FGM took place: Abobo and Adjamé (35 or 58% in Abidjan); Korhogo, Ferkessedougou, Odienne, and Boundiali: 11 (Northern region of Cote d’Ivoire); Kaye, Mopti, Boroni, and Bonangoro 14 (23%) in Mali. All the FGMs were performed in circumcisers’ home with knives, razors, or blades.|
2Each girl could have one or more symptoms.