Female genital mutilation (FGM)

Female genital mutilation – Wikipedia

Numbers: Over 200 million women and girls in 27 African countries; Indonesia; Iraqi Kurdistan; and Yemen (as of 2016)

Female genital mutilation

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What is FGM | End FGM

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Female genital mutilation or cutting | womenshealth.gov

Female genital mutilation or cutting. Female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) means piercing, cutting, removing, or sewing closed all or part of a girl’s or …

Judge dismisses female genital mutilation charges in

10 days ago · Judge calls female genital mutilation «despicable,» but says federal law banning it is unconstitutional. It’s up to states to regulate, not Congress.

Female genital mutilation: help and advice – GOV.UK

Female genital mutilation (FGM), sometimes known as ‘female circumcision’ or ‘female genital cutting’, is illegal in the UK. It’s also illegal to take abroad a British national or

Female Genital Mutilation: Five Lessons U.S. Can Learn

9 days ago · While the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a practice common in some Muslim-majority and African countries, has only recently been thrust into the American sphere, there has been debate over the practice in the UK for decades.

Female genital mutilation (FGM) – NHS

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a procedure where the female genitals are deliberately cut, injured or changed, but where there’s no medical reason for this to be done. It’s also known as «female circumcision» or «cutting», and by other terms such as sunna, gudniin, halalays, tahur, …

Female genital mutilation – UNICEF DATA

Female genital mutilation (FGM) refers to “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.”[1] FGM is a violation of girls’ and women’s human rights.

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Prevalence of female genital mutilation by country – Wikipedia

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting (FGC), is practised in 30 countries in western, eastern, and north-eastern Africa, in parts of the Middle East and Asia, and within some immigrant communities in Europe, North America and Australia.

Classifications of FGM ·

Female genital mutilation/cutting | Child protection from

Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) refers to all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. According to a recent UNICEF publication at least 200 million girls and women have experienced