FGM Slowly Declining In Somaliland
Agence France-Presse: Extreme genital mutilation on retreat in Somaliland
“It is a ritual supposed to keep women ‘pure,’ but an increased understanding of the severe health risks of extreme forms of female genital mutilation appears to be slowly rolling back its prevalence in Somalia’s northwest…” (Vesperini, 2/20).
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