Washington State Introduces New Law To Protect Women And Girls From Female Genital Mutilation Or Cutting – Equality Now

Kentucky Survivor Speaks out on Genital Mutilation

WASHINGTON STATE, April 20, 2023:  A new bill to protect women and children from female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) has been signed into law by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee. The landmark move is being celebrated by FGM/C survivors and women’s rights campaigners, who have been working with lawmakers on introducing legislation to help end this harmful practice.

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