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UK unsuccessful in halting female genital mutilation

December 20th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20(ANI): Hundreds of British schoolgirls are facing the horrifying prospect of female genital mutilation (FGM) over the Christmas holidays, as experts warn that the practice still exists across the country.The ... Read more...

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Burkina Faso’s `pleasure hospital’ offers women sexual hope

May 21st, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
By Kate Thomas Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso), May 21 (DPA) In the dusty town of Bobo-Dioulasso in western Burkina Faso, young women in brightly-coloured dresses watch construction workers mix cement in the afternoon sun. ... Read more...

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Australia takes tough line on female circumcision

May 1st, 2009 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (DPA) Female circumcision is called female genital mutilation (FGM) in Australia and it's a crime. Those performing it face a possible seven-year prison term and those who don't report it ... Read more...

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