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Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective
  1. Su Everett1,2
  1. 1Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University, London, UK;
  2. 2Senior Nurse Practitioner, Marlborough Clinic, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

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Hilary Burrage. London, UK: Ashgate, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-1-472-41994-1. Price: £25.00. Pages: 341 (paperback)

Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation provides an insightful and thorough discussion of the problems facing women in the UK who have encountered female genital mutilation (FGM), and is an excellent book. The author, who is not a clinician but a sociologist with extensive experience of working in areas such as teenage pregnancy and health and social care as a senior lecturer, comprehensively explores the problem of FGM. …

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