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Female Genital Mutilation

  • Berhane Ras-Work
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Abstract

Female genital mutilation is a cultural practice without religious foundation or justification despite the misconception and misinterpretation to the contrary on the part of the victims and perpetrators.

Keywords

Traditional Practice Female Genital Mutilation Traditional Birth Attendant Female Circumcision Special Rapporteur 
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