The Relationship Between Honor-Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation

International Journal of Health and Life Sciences, 14. November 2019

By Osman Mahmoudi 1 , * and Elham Hosseini 1

1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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