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Female Genital Mutilation - A Local Problem

Learning Objectives
1. Define female genital mutilation (FGM)
2. Explain how FGM affects the immigrant population in the United States
3. Recognize the reasons for practicing FGM
0.5 Credit

This is the first module of the three part female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) series from the AHA Foundation. This initial module details how FGM/C might impact on the health and well-being of patients from FGM/C practicing communities.

Trigger warning: There are graphics and stories that may be disturbing to learners.

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The AHA Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to liberate women and girls from cultural practices that violate their human rights, including honor violence, forced marriage and genital mutilation. Learn more.

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