The Struggle to Stop Female Genital Mutilation
Against The Current vol. 91

Brenner, Mark
Date Written:  2001-03-01
Publisher:  Against The Current
Year Published:  2001
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12983

In January, 1999 the Senegalese parliament joined several other African nations imposing a ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). At the time of the ban over 700,000 women -- approximately twenty percent of the female population -- were estimated to have undergone some form of FGM in Senegal.

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