FGM


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FGM

abbr.
female genital mutilation
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We want them to embrace new technology, education, turn to religion and shun FGM,' Yohanna said at a cultural ceremony in Mbuyuni, Taveta.
Since them more than 800 professionals have undergone specialist training and awareness sessions to help them identify and support women and girls who have suffered FGM, or who may be at risk.
There are no health benefits of FGM and it is classed as child abuse.
In most cases the FGM will have been carried out in a different country, though 100 women and girls were found to have undergone the procedure in the UK.
The mother went to the clinic and paid the doctor EGP 50 for the FGM operation.
Campaign group 28 Too Many says that one in five Kenyan women between the ages of 15 and 49 have undergone FGM but the numbers are falling.
Mr Hinds said: "FGM can have catastrophic effects causing life-long physical and psychological damage.
Responses to a freedom of information request from the party show that NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) recorded treating women identified with FGM on at least 138 occasions in 2017 and 2018.
The organisation sponsors girls in Africa, India and the UK who are at risk of FGM and helps them to get an education.
She made the claim Wednesday, 6 February during the celebration of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM at the Monrovia City Hall, but did not name a single health center that is involved.
Meanwhile, the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM was the chance to reaffirm the commitment and support to activists who are trying to legally ban FGM acts around the world.