The United Nations warned Monday that millions of girls remain at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
The practice, which involves removing all or part of a girl’s external genitalia, has no health benefit and can cause severe bleeding, infection, pain, and later, complications in childbirth. It is often performed in unsanitary conditions with unsterilized instruments.
Some girls die from the procedure.
Colombian lawyer and anti-FGM activist…