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Female Circumcision and Ugandan Politics
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, risks, FGM, FGC, Uganda, illegal, banned, politicians, women's rights, complications, pain )

Naoko
- 3170 days ago - afrik-news.com
Despite the practice having being banned outright in the eastern African country since last year, some 200 young girls from Sebei tribe have "willingly" registered to be circumcised in December this year.
Female Genital Cutting -- Easy to Read
Health & Wellness  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, female circumcision, FGM, FGC, Female Genital Cutting )

Madalena
- 4399 days ago - 4woman.gov
The WHO and the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, along with several African and Asian nations, have called for an end to the practice of FGC. The WHO views the practice as a violent act against a girl that causes her serious lifetime consequence
Female Genital Cutting, What Is It, Ways to Stop It
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, children, health, risks, abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, FGM, FGC )

Lauren
- 4492 days ago - fgmnetwork.org
Even though FGC is practiced in mostly Islamic countries, it is not an Islamic practice. FGC is a cross-cultural and cross-religious ritual. In Africa and the Middle East it is performed by Muslims, Coptic Christians, members of various indigenous groups,
   

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