HUMAN ACCESS in the city of Mukalla organized a training workshop on combating female genital mutilations (practices, harms and doctors’ duties towards it). The workshop is funded by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), sponsored by the office of the Ministry of Health and Population in Sahel Hadhramaut, and in cooperation with the Doctors Syndicate.

With the participation of a group of medical doctors and specialists, the workshop discussed concepts related to the types of female circumcision, and its health, physical and psychological harms.

It also discussed the role of physicians in raising awareness about genital mutilation and its harms and publishing those harms in medical and community circles.

The workshop included a number of proposals on combating female genital mutilations.