News tagged with female genital mutilation

Tabooing female genital cutting

Female genital cutting (FGC) also known as female genital mutilation (FGM) and female circumcision is widely practised in Africa. FGC, described by UNICEF as “one of the worst violations of the Convention on the Rights ...

Aug 13, 2012
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Suffering in silence

Female genital mutilation (FGM): the United Nations considers it a violation of human rights; the Australian Government, a criminal offence. Though it has been outlawed in many countries, the 2000-year-old practice continues, ...

Aug 03, 2015
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