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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Report Finds Significant Decline in Female Genital Cutting in Africa

The New York Times: Report Finds Gradual Fall in Female Genital Cutting in Africa, by Celia W. Dugger:

comprehensive new assessment of the ancient practice of female genital cutting has found a gradual but significant decline in many countries, even in some where it remains deeply entrenched.

Teenage girls are now less likely to have been cut than older women in more than half of the 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East where the practice is concentrated, according to the assessment by the United Nations Children’s Fund. . . .

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