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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 348248, 10 pages
Review Article

What Works and What Does Not: A Discussion of Popular Approaches for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation

1Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
2UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM/C, United Nations Population Fund, 304 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, USA
3Flinders University, Flinders Prevention, Promotion and Primary Health Care, Southgate Institute South Australia, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
4International Centre for Reproductive Health, De Pintelaan 185 UZP114, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Received 8 February 2013; Accepted 18 March 2013

Academic Editor: Johanne Sundby

Copyright © 2013 R. Elise B. Johansen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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