Sexual Function, Mental Well-being and Quality of Life among Kurdish Circumcised Women in Iran

Farzaneh DANESHKHAH 1, *Hamid ALLAHVERDIPOUR 1, 2, Leila JAHANGIRI 1, Tatiana ANDREEVA 3 of Health Education & Promotion, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran Clinical Psychiatry Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran...
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How a religious ruling seems to have stopped FGM in the 1950s in Ahwaz, Iran

Two new studies shed more light on the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the Middle East. For the first time, a study explores whether FGM is practiced in Syria – and comes to the conclusion that no evidence of its existence can be found. Another study...
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Survey: Majority of religious leaders pro FGM in Kermansheh, Iran

A recent survey among Sunni religous scholars in the Iranian province of Kermansheh shows that a majority of them (67%) believe that “female circumcision” is religiously obligatory or at least recommended for girls and women. In this province in the West of Iran,...
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Razor and Tradition, short film about FGM in Iran

Short film of Razor and Tradition was produced by STOP FGM Iran and directed by Rayehe Mozafarian who published the book with the same name and subject. please visit www.stopfgmiran.com in English and...
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Iran: New book about FGM is distributed among health workers

The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) affects Kurdish women and girls in the Iranian province of Kermanshah and continues within a complex web of social, cultural and economic justification. It is medically unnecessary and has adverse physical, sexual and...
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Barbaric ISIS issue sickening fatwa to mutilate genitals of NEWBORN baby girls

THE barbaric Islamic State (ISIS) has issued a fatwa ordering that newborn baby girls horrifically have their genitials mutilated. The terror group ordered that if mothers objected to the female genital mutilation (FGM) for their children they faced being beaten,...
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The first class lecture about FGM

The first class lecture about FGM was organized by Sara Zarghami and Mahtab Mollahoseini for the students of Tarbiat Moalem University and Psychology. they try to inform the different aspects of FGM in iran and the World and try to mentioned psychological effects on...
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New Study from Iran: Female Genital Mutilation Impedes Men’s Well-BeingNew Study from Iran: Female Genital Mutilation Impedes Men’s Well-Being

A new study about psychological and psycho-physical consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Iran found that FGM has negative effects for both wife and husband. The study “Couples Victim of FGM” brings a new aspect into the discussion about consequences of...
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The new story about FGM in Iran written by Reyhane Zahiri

The new book is recently published by H&S Media, written by Reyhaneh Zahiri and translated by Manavaz Alexandrian in the titled of “Mother of cloth dolls”. one of the story of this book is about Female Genital Mutilation in Iran. we invite you to read...
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Tehran University organized First Conference about Female Genital Mutilation

Tehran University organized First Conference about Female Genital Mutilation Under the title “Razor and Tradition” the Sociology Faculty of Social Sciences at Tehran University organized a conference about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Iran on 11th of July 2015....
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Genital Mutilation Among Iranian Women

Circumcision of Women Continues in Six Iranian Provinces Genital Mutilation Among Iranian Women Niusha Saremi Iran is among the countries where female genital mutilation continues to be performed in some geographic regions. Such practices have become accepted as a...

The first class lecture about FGM

The first class lecture about FGM was organized by Sara Zarghami and Mahtab Mollahoseini for the students of Tarbiat Moalem University and Psychology. they try to inform the different aspects of FGM in iran and the World and try to mentioned psychological effects on...

Annual Report 2015 out

Read in our annual report 2015 about our networking and advocacy work last year and the many activities taking place in Iran....

Stop FGM Iran invite all researchers

Stop FGM Iran invite all researchers who are working on FGM in Iran to send message for us please. next month we will have a meeting with government then we will be appreciate to be together. we are waiting for your message. Keep up with us on this way Even One Victim...