ICS Core Curriculum (Free): The Ethics of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Other Urogenital Interventions: An Interactive Workshop

Workshop 28

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Nina Sarah Davis


Cristina Naranjo Ortiz


Ruwan Janaka Fernando


Tamara Dickinson


Cristina Naranjo Ortiz

Aims & Objectives

90 minutes
Quality of Life / Patient and Caregiver Experiences
FGM Reinfibulation Ethics
All delegates interested in global health and, in particular, the ethical aspects of female genital mutilation (FGM) and other surgical procedures that affect the urogenital tract.

Discussion in this advanced, interactive seminar will be organized around case studies and up-to-the-minute sociopolitical, medicolegal and ethical policies, guidelines and practices surrounding FGM and its consequences as well as parallel consideration of other genital altering procedures such as cosmetic surgery, male circumcision or those performed on intersex children.