Something About Our Bodies
Two Lectures on FGM
Saturday, 14 July 2018, 9.30 – 1pm.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a centuries old practice carried out in some parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia. FGM is a collective term for cultural or other non-therapeutic procedures. These are typically performed on girls aged between 4 and 13, but in some cases, it is performed on new-born infants or on young women before marriage or pregnancy... (read more)
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