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Female Circumcision Continues in 30 Countries, Mostly in Africa


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Female circumcision is a common but brutal practice in some cultures, where it affects millions of women in 30 countries, mostly in Africa. That is why the U.N. has designated Feb. 6 as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. In Ethiopia alone, three quarters of women are living with the painful and sometimes life-threatening results of genital mutilation.  As we hear from VOA’s Deborah Block.

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