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The Experience of Circumcision in Immigrant Somali Women

C. Christiansen

The Experience of Circumcision in Immigrant Somali Women

by C. Christiansen

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Published by Natl League for Nursing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11263656M
    ISBN 100887377270
    ISBN 109780887377273
    OCLC/WorldCa230728634

    Most Puerito Rican penises are not circumcised; this is the case for most males. The rate of intact males there is 80%. leaving proximately 20% of males with mutilated genitalia.   English. The purpose of this qualitative study with 17 Somali-born North American immigrant women was to better understand the women’s experiences with and views of female genital cutting (FGC), as well as their recommendations for developing more effective, inclusive and respectful prevention and intervention strategies for the by:

    Meet Somali Women Find an attractive Somali woman on LoveHabibi - your online destination for meeting women from Somalia. Whether you're looking for a serious relationship or wife, don't let life pass you by. Create a free profile today, start browsing photos, and make contact with someone special.   Background: Women with previous female genital mutilation (sometimes referred to as circumcision) are migrating, with increasing frequency, to countries where this practice is uncommon. Many health care professionals in these countries lack experience in assisting women with female genital mutilation during pregnancy and birth, and they are usually untrained in this aspect of by:

    Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) means piercing, cutting, removing, or sewing closed all or part of a girl's or woman's external genitals for no medical reason. Researchers estimate more than , girls and women in the U.S. have experienced or are at risk of FGM/C. 1 Worldwide, as many as million girls and women alive today have been cut. 2 FGM/C is often a part of the.   How cross cultural research works within the Somali community. Two women, one a Somali woman and a white woman work together to produce effective Somali research.


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The Experience of Circumcision in Immigrant Somali Women by C. Christiansen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most girls in Somalia experience genital mutilation. The ritual just killed a year-old. A woman holds a placard that reads " million victims” at a protest in Madrid against female genital. For immigrants, the book is a case study in the value of perseverance. For native Minnesotans, it offers a wider understanding of the state's many Somali immigrants.

Qualitative research methods involving semi-structured interviews and focus groups were used. Interviews were carried out with Somali women who had recent experience of the maternity services, with health professionals who had contact with Somali women in their work, and with a Trust employee involved in the provision of language by:   Female circumcision (FC) has lifelong adverse social and health consequences for women, and its abolition will not only enhance the health of children and women, but also promote gender equality.

Like many other Western countries, Norway hosts a large proportion of immigrants from FC-practicing countries, though primarily from Somalia, which is the country with the highest prevalence. Background on Immigrant Health. Citing evidence from a comprehensive review on immigrant health, Cunningham et al.

() concluded that immigrants’ health differs from that of non-immigrant populations in the United States. Some immigrant groups experience better health outcomes in terms of mortality (Singh & Hiatt, ), heart disease (Jasso, Douglas, Rosenzweig, & Smith, ), obesity Cited by:   Purpose: To describe Somali immigrant women’s health care experiences and beliefs regarding pregnancy and : Four focus group interviews were conducted using a convenience sample of Somali women who were pregnant or had recently delivered.

Qualitative thematic content analysis was used. Findings: Six major themes emerged: pregnancy as a natural experience for Cited by: Introduction Somali-born women comprise a large group of immigrant women of childbearing age in Sweden, with increased risks for perinatal morbidity and mortality and poor experiences of care.

Objectives To explore how Somali women exposed to female genital mutilation experience and perceive antenatal and intrapartum care in England. We explored women's perceptions of deinfibulation, caesarean section and vaginal delivery; their experiences of care during pregnancy and labour; and factors that affect ability to access these services, in order to make recommendations Cited by: Abstract This thesis discusses the practice of female circumcision among Somali immigrant women in a small Midwest community.

The literature review gives the historical background of the practice, how it has been criminalized, how organizations are change agents and what impact culture has upon the practice.

In the methodology section, the research method is reviewed and highlights the success Author: Angela M Wambua. Somali immigrants find growing acceptance in Minnesota. Treadway learned about an expedition of Somali-American leaders from the Twin Cities who had come to Faribault to explore job.

Women also highlighted that providers in the USA rarely discussed female circumcision or how it could affect childbirth experiences. Conclusions. Previous experiences and cultural beliefs can affect how Somali immigrant women understand labor and delivery practices in the USA and can explain why some women are wary of cesarean by: The Experience of Circumcision in Immigrant Somali Women New York: National League for Nursing Press (N L N Press), Dec.

Sexual mutilations: a human tragedy / edited by George C. Denniston and Marilyn Fayre Milos. New York: Plenum Press, c D'Haem, Jeanne The Last Camel: True Stories of Somalia Dorkenoo, Efua. Somalia, Where 95% Of Girls Undergo Female Genital Mutilation, May Soon Ban Practice ’Time has come for us to eradicate this bad practice and protect the rights of girls and women in our country." By Eleanor Goldberg.

Thesis Female Genital Mutilation Experiences of Somali women living in Sweden. tions or pharaonic circumcision, especially for a soc ial worker dealing with immigrant women.

This mixed-methods study explored health literacy and the perinatal experiences of Somali and Somali Bantu women living in Lewiston, Maine. The study also describes the development and validation of historietas (comic-book style health education brochure) used to increase knowledge and awareness of why emergency cesareans may be required and Cited by: Understand barriers to reproductive health care among Somali women in Columbus, Ohio.

Engagement Impact Grant. Executive Summary. Somali immigrants in the US have low levels of preventative health care utilization. Particularly for women, lack of utilization of reproductive health services has negative impacts for women directly, andFile Size: 80KB.

This mixed‐methods study explored health literacy and the perinatal experiences of Somali and Somali Bantu women living in Lewiston, Maine. The study also describes the development and validation of historietas (comic‐book style health education brochure) used to increase knowledge and awareness of why emergency cesareans may be required Cited by: T1 - Culture, structure, and the refugee experience in somali immigrant family transformation.

AU - Heger Boyle, Elizabeth. AU - Ali, Ahmed. PY - /2/1. Y1 - /2/1. N2 - This analysis suggests a theoretical refinement of migrant acculturation theories to deal specifically with refugee acculturation by: The Life Experiences of Ethiopian Somali Refugees 9 challenged: first as combatants who struggled in their home country and later as aliens “at war” with the cultures and traditions in their new country.

Adapting to a new environment requires refugees to go through an adjustment process, while maintaining their sense of self or identity. Female Circumcision gathers together African activists to examine the issue within its various cultural and historical contexts, the debates on circumcision regarding African refugee and immigrant populations in the United States, and the human rights efforts to eradicate the practice.

This work brings African women's voices into the discussion 4/4(2). Attitudes toward female circumcision among Somali immigrants in Oslo: a qualitative study Abdi A Gele1,2, Bernadette Kumar3, Karin Harsløf Hjelde3, Johanne Sundby21The Department of Social Science, Oslo University College, 2Section for International Health, Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, 3Norwegian Center for Minority Health Research, Oslo.Circumcision of Women in Somalia The "circumcision of women" or "female genital mutilation" is a very sensitive subject in many African countries and even among African decedents in Britain.

The thought alone is painful, but the circumcision of women particularly in Somalia is not only extremely common, but a highly esteemed : Yasmine Arrington.Somali women's experience of childbirth in the UK: Perspectives from Somali health workers.

Somali women also felt that midwives held stereotyped and negative attitudes towards them. Existing pressures as a consequence of migration were compounded by these experiences of childbirth in the by: