UNICEF Educates Somaliland Communities About Harms Of FGM
Associated Press: Somaliland leaders want female genitals to be cut
“…UNICEF is weaving a delicate campaign to educate communities in Somaliland about the harms of female genital mutilation and to get leaders, who are meeting there this month to debate the practice, to denounce it. Child rights advocates in nearly 30 countries are fighting to reduce the number of girls subjected to the cutting of their genitalia, a practice that goes back thousands of years and that Somali practitioners often link to Islamic requirements…” (Straziuso, 3/1).
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