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Friday, February 6, 2009

Commentary on Female Genital Mutilation

The Inter-African Committee on Harmful Traditional practices affecting women and children (IAC) with its National Committees in 29 African countries including Ghana championed the eradication of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) because it considered it as violence against women and girls. It also has medical, social, psycho-sexual and economic consequences on women. But the question is how effective is the education on the harmful effects of FGM. ... Commentary on Female Genital Mutilation