Somalia: Women lobby for law against FGM

Women’s groups in the Somali town of Galkayo are lobbying the authorities in the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland to enact a law banning female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), saying the practice was becoming widespread. Activists say FGM/C causes serious health problems to the women and is against their religion.

Via:[http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?reportid=94136]

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