Young and circumcised
- Prevention of female circumcision
1. Introduction 5. Is female circumcision illegal?
2. How do female genitals look? 6. How does female circumcision endanger health?
3. What is female circumcision? 7. Myths about circumcision
4. Where is it done? 8. How can you have a good sexual relationship after circumcision?
A guide to the film for helpers
Female genitals


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Information for those who have questions about circumcision, have experienced circumcision or are afraid that someone will be circumcised:

• Public health services
• Doctors
• Nurses at schools and local institutions
• Health centers
• The midwife in the community

Health clinics for youth exist in most municipalities and districts. Index can be found on the website

In each health regions there is clinic that has a special responsibility to follow up women who are circumcised. The clinic offer dialogue, examination, treatment and surgery. You can make direct contact or get a referral from a doctor, nurse or midwife.

Universitetssykehuset Nord-Norge (UNN): Contact gynecological outpatient clinic, antenatal clinic or maternity, phone 77626000

St. Olavs hospital: Contact women's clinic, phone 72571212

Haukeland universitetssykehus: Contact women's clinic, phone 05300

Stavanger universitetssykehus (SUS): Contact women's clinic, phone 05151
  Oslo universitetssykehus, Ullevål: Contact person: Sara Kahsay, phone 93898903 (you can also text this number)

Oslo universitetssykehus, Rikshospitalet: Contact women's clinic, phone 23070000

Sørlandet sykehus, Kristiansand:
Phone: 915 39318
E-mail: /


Sex and Society - Centre for young sexuality

Contact information:
Phone: 22993900 (mon-fri, 9-15)
Fax: 22993901

Trondheimsveien 2 B
0560 Oslo

Evening clinic:
Mon - Thu: 16-20
Sat: 12-16

Røde kors-phone: 815 55 201 Phone 22116920 (self-help for immigrants and refugees): Phone 46865000 or 22034830

Kvinnesenteret, Kristiansand:
Phone 41457238, e-mail:

Primærmedisinsk verksted (PMV):, phone 23060380 Phone 116111