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800 Tanzanian Girls Return Home After 3 Months In Safe Houses To Escape FGM

Agence France-Presse: Tanzanian girls return after escaping genital mutilation
“…Some 800 school girls fled to shelters run by charities and church organizations, which offer protection during the months FGM is traditionally carried out, from October to December. Some of the shelters are given police protection to ensure the girls remain safe…” (1/12).

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