Empowering Healthcare Professionals: Unveiling the Harms of Female Circumcision in Malaysia

The Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children, in collaboration with the Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women and the Asia Network to End FGM/C, are delighted to present to you our leaflet for healthcare professionals on female circumcision in Malaysia. We hope this will be a useful resource for healthcare professionals to educate […]

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Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children Statement on Viral Tik Tok Video on Promoting Female Genital Cutting by a Healthcare Professional

We condemn the practice of female genital cutting as promoted by a Malaysian healthcare professional in a viral Tik Tok video. We have released a summary statement on Ova Health – The Galen Centre. Please read our full statements in English and Bahasa Melayu below. Full statement in English: Kenyataan penuh dalam Bahasa Melayu: Signatories […]

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Reflections of the 2023 Women Deliver and What it Means for Eliminating FGM/C in Asia – Dr Hannah Nazri

On the 15th July 2023, I touched down at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda for the 2023 Women Deliver (WD2023) conference which was held in Kigali from 17th to 20th July 2023. As the Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children and an active member of the Asia Network to End FGM/C (female genital […]

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Sunat Perempuan Bukan Satu Keperluan – Dr Hannah Nazri

Dr Hannah Nazri, Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children shared an article she wrote on female circumcision. This was first published on her blog on 2nd April 2023, and then translated into Malay and published in Ova Health – The Galen Centre on 11th April 2023. Tidak terlalu baru-baru ini, sunat perempuan […]

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Female Circumcision is Unnecessary: Girls are Perfect as They Are — Dr Hannah Nazri

Dr Hannah Nazri, Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children shared an article she wrote on female circumcision. This was first published on her blog on 2nd April 2023. Not too recently, female circumcision came to Malaysians’ attention when popular Malaysian UK-based surgeon, Dr Amalina Bakri, spoke out against the backlash at her […]

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A Medical Practitioner’s Toolkit to Ending FGM/C

We are delighted to share with you a toolkit from the Asia Network to End FGM/C, written by Dr Hannah Nazri, for activists and civil society organisations who are keen to engage with healthcare professionals to end FGM/C in Asia. “The aim of this toolkit is to provide guidance to activists and civil society organisations […]

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April 2022 Webinar | FGM in Europe: Real Life Experiences and Ethical Perspectives

Malaysian Doctors for Women and Children in collaboration with Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance Malaysia, is proud to announce our latest webinar, – FGM in Europe : Real Life Experiences and Ethical Perspectives. Join us this Saturday, 2nd April 2022, at 10am BST / 5pm MYT. Registration Link : https://tinyurl.com/4fj4y8ae

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Webinar summary: “An Overview on Female Genital Mutilation in Africa”

The webinar on “An Overview on Female Genital Mutilation in Africa”, organised in collaboration with Reproductive Rights Advocacy, Alliance Malaysia (RRAAM) was held on, Saturday, 5th June 2021 at 1000 BST/ 1700 MYT. Special thank you to Professor Yufu Iguchi, of College of Asia Pacific Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan, Dr. Kaori Miyachi, a researcher at […]

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Malaysia: FGM/C, period spot checks, and sexual harassment | Harvard Public Health Review — Dr Hannah Nazri

Dr. Hannah Nazri, Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children, shares her thoughts on FGM/C, period spot checks, and sexual harassment in Malaysia. First published in the Harvard Public Health Review on 27th June 2021. Perhaps the most strangely inspiring and damaging years of my life were in secondary school. It was the […]

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June 2021 Webinar: “An Overview on Female Genital Mutilation in Africa”

In collaboration with Reproductive Rights Advocacy, Alliance Malaysia (RRAAM), we, at the Malaysia Doctors for Women & Children, look forward to meeting you on Saturday, 5th June 2021 at 1000 BST/ 1700 MYT for our webinar on “An Overview on Female Genital Mutilation in Africa”. To register, please do so here. Details of moderators and speakers can be found below: Moderator of […]

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