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  1. UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Program on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change – Performance Analysis for Phase II
  2. Population Reference Bureau- Reference Guide for Understanding FGM data
  3. Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, Arizona State University – Exposure to Violence Means Less Access to Care for Somali Women and Girls in Arizona
  4. Sahiyo- Understanding Female Genital Cutting in the Dawoodi Bohra Community: An Exploratory Study
  5. Sahiyo- Sahiyo Activist Needs Assessment
  6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States: Updated Estimates of Women and Girls at Risk, 2012
  7. Female Circumcision and Clitoridectomy in the United States: A History of a Medical Treatment
  8. Population Reference Bureau- Understanding the Impact of Medicalization on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
  9. Population Reference Bureau- FGM/C and Health Consequences: Implications for Policy, Advocacy, and Investment
  10. 28 Too Many-Terminology and FGM:
  11. Islamic Relief: Female Genital Mutilation in Indonesia
  12. Partnerships for Health- Main Community and Clinical Perspectives of FGM/C
  13. Christina Julios –Female Genital Mutilation and Social Media
  14. Shahawy S, Amanuel H, Nour N. Perspectives on female genital cutting among immigrant women and men in Boston. Social Science & Medicine. 2019;220:331–9.
  15. FiveThirtyEight – To Combat Female Genital Cutting In The U.S., We Need More Information