France’s tough stance on female genital mutilation is working, say campaigners.

France’s tough stance on female genital mutilation is working, say campaigners. Dr. Emmanuelle Piet says tiptoeing around religious or social traditions has no place in the FGM debate.

“I’ve seen what FGM does and frankly I don’t give a damn about cultural sensibilities. It’s more important to prevent a violent crime being committed against a child or woman.”

Read more about France’s efforts to tackle female genital mutilation here.

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