Where can I find additional information? - HCP

Clinical guidelines and policy statements

American Academy of Family Physicians FGM/C policy

American Academy of Pediatrics FGM/C position statement

American Academy of Pediatrics Immigrant Health Toolkit

American College of Nurse-Midwives FGM/C position statement 

UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Guidelines

World Health Organization Guidelines for Healthcare Providers

Fact sheets and research publications

Exposure to Violence Means Less Access to Care for Somali Women and Girls in Arizona

Fox, K. A., & Johnson-Agbakwu, C. (2020). Crime Victimization, Health, and Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Among Somali Women and Adolescent Girls in the United States, 2017. American journal of public health, 110(1), 112–118.

Hearst, A. A., & Molnar, A. M. (2013). Female Genital Cutting: An Evidence-Based Approach to Clinical Management for the Primary Care Physician.Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 8(6), 618 - 629

Mishori, R., Warren, N., & Reingold, R. (2018). Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting. American Family Physician Curbside Consultation. 97(1), 49-52B

U.S. Government Fact Sheet on FGM/C

U.S. Government Accountability Report on FGM/C, 2016

Young, J., Nour, N. M, Macauley, R.C., Narang, S.K, Johnson-Agbakwu, C. Section on Global Health, Committee on Medical Liability and risk, & Committee on Bioethics. (2020). Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting in Girls. Pediatrics. 146(2)

Courses & learning tools on FGM/C

Self-guided FGM/C course

FGM/C - A Visual Reference and Learning Tool for Healthcare Providers by Arizona State University 

Under the Radar: FGM in the U.S. - What Clinicians should Know

Organizations working on FGM/C prevention

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Psychological Association

End FGM European Network

The End FGM/C U.S. Network 

Equality Now

Georgetown University Medical Center– Center for Clinical Bioethics

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation

KARAMAH- Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

Safe Hands for Girls


Sanctuary for Families

U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement



Below are a collection of curated videos that aim to raise awareness around FGM/C, increase knowledge about FGM/C, and celebrate the work happening to end FGM/C around the world.

Le Clitoris - Animated Documentary by Lori Malépart-Traversy

Tradition by Severina Lemachokoti - part of Sahiyo Stories

FGM Survivor Tells Her Story by AJ+

Below are all videos created by the FGM/C Educational Toolkit Project for women and health care providers.

Introduction to our Health Care Provider Toolkit

Introduction to our FGM/C Survivor Toolkit

Health Effects of FGM/C