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200.000 girls in the US threatened by FGM / 200.000 Mädchen in den USA von FGM bedroht

15 Jan

Female genital mutilation affects girls and women not only in Africa and Asia, but also in the US, ABC news reports. The article quotes several young women living in the US who have been mutilated either in the United States or were taken abroad to their parents’ countries of origin to undergo the painful and dangerous procedure. “It is worse than anything else in the world”, one of them says. Continue reading