Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University  College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2019/04
Type Research paper
Peer Review Peer reviewed
Title Female genital cutting in Malaysia: a mixed-methods study
Contribution Type Joint Work
Journal BMJ Open
Journal TypeAnother Country
Publisher BMJ
Volume, Issue, Page 9(4),pp.1-10
Total page number 10
International coauthorship International coauthorship
Author and coauthor Abdul Rashid
Details Objective This study aimed to understand the reasons for the practice by the Muslim community, traditional practitioners and the views of religious scholars as well as the medicalisation trend of the practice of female genital cutting (FGC).
This is a mixed-method (qualitative and quantitative) study. A questionnaire was created and used by three trained research assistants for the quantitative component of the study. The qualitative component of the study included in-depth interviews and focus group interviews.
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025078