Report finds gradual fall in female genital mutiliation in Africa

July 30, 2013   // 0 Comments

  by Celia W. Dugger, The New York Times A comprehensive new assessment of the ancient practice of female genital cutting by the United Nations Children’s Fund has found that it is gradually declining in many countries, even some where it remains deeply entrenched. The authors of the report, released Monday, describe the practice as “remarkably tenacious, despite attempts spanning nearly a...

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