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December: a month that creates thousands of new FGM victims in East Africa / Tausende Mädchen wurden im Dezember Opfer von FGM

1 Jan

The past month has seen heated discussions on FGM in several East African countries where December is a traditional month for subjecting young girls to female genital mutilation as part of a rite of initiation. Especially in Kenya and Uganda, hundreds of girls became victims of FGM within the last month despite FGM being illegal in both countries. Continue reading