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Britain’s First Female Genital Mutilation Trial Provokes National Controversy

Posted on Apr 12, 2014

    According to the U.S. Department of Health, Female Genital Mutilation is practiced in 28 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Travis Lupick (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Britain’s first female genital mutilation trial provokes national controversy (via GlobalPost)

LONDON, UK — When a young doctor delivered a baby in a north London public hospital in 2012, he couldn’t have known the procedure would sweep him into a national controversy. His patient was bleeding after the birth and needed stitches. Like tens…


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