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What is Female Genital Mutilation ?

Female genital mutilation (known as FGM for short) is a general term to describe a range of intentional damage done to healthy female genitalia, and can include circumcision, excision and infibulation.  In females, circumcision may involve removing the head of the clitoris or more extensive damage.

Excision can involve removal of the clitoris, prepuce and labia …