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FGM Practiced In Western, Southern Iran, Anthropologist’s Research Shows

Reuters: Anthropologist reveals FGM practiced in western, southern Iran
“…[Anthropologist Kameel Ahmady] took global campaigners by surprise this month when he published a study suggesting tens of thousands of Iranian women have undergone FGM. … Ahmady’s research, based on 4,000 interviews, shows FGM is also performed in ‘secret pockets’ of four Iranian provinces: West Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, and Kermanshah in the west, and Hormozgan in the south…” (Batha, 6/26).