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rol_per77

Female genital mutilation on the rise in the United States
« on: March 18, 2013, 03:58:25 pm »


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  Female genital mutilation on the rise in the United States-report

Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:19 GMT
Source: Trustlaw // Lisa Anderson


NEW YORK (TrustLaw) - The ancient, brutal practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), once considered primarily a problem of the developing world, is a growing threat to girls and women in the United States, according to a new report.

The United States has longstanding laws against the practice of FGM on U.S. soil and in January, passed a federal law against sending young women outside the country for so-called "vacation cutting". However, girls living in America increasingly are at risk of the procedure both at home and abroad, according to research by Sanctuary for Families.

The New York City-based non-profit organisation, which specialises in gender-based violence, said up to 200,000 girls and women in the United States are at risk of FGM and that the number is growing.

"People in the United States think that FGM only happens to people outside of the United States, but in all actuality, people here all over the country have been through FGM," said Jaha, 23, formerly from Gambia and now a survivor and advocate against FGM.

"Kids that were born in this country are taken back home every summer and undergo this procedure," she was quoted as saying in the report. .......


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http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/female-genital-mutilation-on-the-rise-in-the-united-states-report/


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KuLiTe

Re: Female genital mutilation on the rise in the United States
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2013, 11:36:31 pm »
kakaiba to ah... meron kaya dito sa pinas na gumawa nyan?...

rol_per77

Re: Female genital mutilation on the rise in the United States
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2013, 02:30:03 am »
kakaiba to ah... meron kaya dito sa pinas na gumawa nyan?...

oo nga po, sir.. hindi ito pina practice dito sa atin.
sa Africa ay maraming documented report na mayroon nito.

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UnGraTefuL SchoLaR

Re: Female genital mutilation on the rise in the United States
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2013, 03:05:29 am »
talagang gusto na nilang i control pati ang dami ng tao sa mundo...   tsk tsk tsk
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Idiot

Re: Female genital mutilation on the rise in the United States
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2013, 03:16:31 am »
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talagang gusto na nilang i control pati ang dami ng tao sa mundo...   tsk tsk tsk

i disagree

 Female circumcision is not or directly not equal to the effect of contraceptives