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Genital mutilation

29 Jan
Female genital mutilation is still an issue in rural areas of Ivory Coast. Though it has been banned decades ago, girls still die and suffer from the practice.
4 Jan
Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of female genital mutilation in Africa. Despite decades of campaigns, the traditional practice has hardly declined. This doesn't deter Rugiatu Turay from fighting cutting.
24 Jul 2020
A doctor who performed female genital mutilation on a nine-year-old girl in the northern Caucasus republic of Ingushetia is on trial. Human rights activists hope the case can help to outlaw the abuse in Russia.
27 Aug 2018
According to the women's rights organization Terres des Femmes, as many as 65,000 women living in Germany have been subjected to female genital mutilation. One affected woman who has joined the growing call for an end to the practice shared her story.

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