Department Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies Position Professor
|Female genital cutting in Malaysia: a mixed-methods study
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|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.