Midwives committed to the abandonment of FGM!

Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures involving partial or totalremoval of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. FGM is widely practiced in 29 African countries and in some countries in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America and it is estimated that more
than three million girls, the majority under 15 years of age, undergo the procedure every year. Between 130 million and 140 million girls and women throughout the world have already undergone FGM

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