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Female Circumcision A Ritual OR A Mode Of Torture?

  Female Circumcision or Female Genital Mutilation involves an elderly or other community member slicing off all part of a woman’s clitoris and labia as part of a ceremony that is often conducted around the time that the woman reaches puberty. Now isn’t it horrible, even to think of a small cut in our body and just imagine the cutting of genital parts with a razor without anesthesia. Well in 8 countries, almost all young girls are cut. In Somalia, the [...]

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