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Two-Thirds Of People In Countries Where FGM Occurs Oppose Practice, UNICEF Data Show

U.N. News Centre: Majority oppose female genital mutilation in countries where practice persists — U.N. agency
“New data from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveal that about two-thirds of men, women, boys, and girls in countries where female genital mutilation is common say they want the practice to end. ‘Although female genital mutilation is associated with gender discrimination, our findings show that the majority of boys and men are actually against it,’ said Francesca Moneti, UNICEF senior child protection specialist…” (7/15).