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Britain’s First Female Genital Mutilation Trial Provokes National Controversy

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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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