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Educating Communities Critical To Ending Female Genital Mutilation

ONE: YES: First ladies vow to fight “barbaric” genital mutilation
Robyn Detoro, digital assistant at the ONE Campaign, discusses the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Africa, as well as the role of education in ending FGM, writing, “Armed with the knowledge about the harmful effects of FGM, future generations can better make educated decisions for their families and independently decide to abandon the practice” (4/7).