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Our Weekly Series Women Rising Opens Today With A Saying - It Is" A Lot Of Problems In The World Would Disappear If We Talk To Each Other." That Has Been One Approach Taken To Solve The Problem Of Female Gentital Mutilation In Asia. According To The World Health Organization, Female Genital Mutilation. Or FGM, Involves All Procedures That Involve Partial Of Total Removal Of The External Female Female Genitalia, Or Other Injury To The Female Genital Organs For Non-Medical Reasons. It's Carried Out For What  Are Considered Traditional Reasons In Many Communties. However, FGM Is Internationally Recognized As a Violation Of The Human Rights Of Girls And Women. It Is Nearly Always Carried Out On Minors And Is Considered A Violation Of The Rights Of Children. Claudia Capps, A Statistics Specialist With UNICEF, Tells Daybreak Asia's Frances Alonzo That Ending The Practice Can Be As Simple As Have Couples, Families And Communites Talk To Each Other About It.