Canada must get tougher about preventing FGM – The Star

Re: Ottawa hedges on committing to track ‘abhorrent’ FGM, July 18

Ottawa hedges on committing to track ‘abhorrent’ FGM, July 18

Good for the Star for exposing our Canadian government’s failure to address the abhorrent practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).

While the UN and developing countries are battling their own FGM cultures through education and prosecution, passing tough laws to end the practice, and replacing FGM with new traditions to celebrate womanhood, our government disavows FGM only in principle, not in practice — even though it is a criminal offence.

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