Posted by in Uncategorized on May 29, 2015

Nigerian President Bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria: Female Genital Mutilation outlawed after a decade of campaigning by advocates. Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian president, signed a bill banning female genital mutilation (FGM), or female genital cutting, this week. Nigerian women’s rights groups have been working to outlaw FGM, which removes all or part of a girl’s genitalia, for decades.

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Source: Bustle

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