Most Ghanaians in the Northern regions support female genital mutilation

Recent research findings undertaken by Action Aid Ghana, an NGO revealed that 50 per cent of Girls below 15 years in the Bawku Municipality had undergone FGM.

To this end, Action aid together with another NGO, Buwda are holding seminars in the Bawku municipality on the findings.

Coordinator of Buwda in the Bawku municipality, Abubakari Shaibu in an interview with Radio XYZ’s Upper East regional Correspondent Musah Lansah that from research 51 percent of the respondents indicated that they were strongly behind the practice of FGM.

Read more here: http://vibeghana.com/2013/02/14/most-ghanaians-in-the-northern-regions-support-female-genital-mutilation/

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