EBCOG Position Statement on Female Genital Mutilation


“Female genital mutilation (FGM) is inhuman and is harmful to women’s health and well being. With the increasing mobility of women from Africa throughout Europe, all clinicians should be fully aware of the negative effects of FGM and the likely medical and obstetrical problems in future. These women should be provided with appropriate medical care, says Dr Tahir Mahmood, Past President of EBCOG. EBCOG calls upon Governments, Policy makers and Clinicians to work together to develop effective strategies to diminish and prevent these detrimental procedures”

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