FOUR MILLION GIRLS AFFECTED

MAIBA DANIEL: FGM still a nightmare despite campaigns to end it

Girls should be educated on their rights to decide what happens to their bodies

In Summary

• Girls should, therefore, be aware of their right to protection against any harmful practice that can risk their health.

• FGM has lasting physical and mental consequences that need to be discussed so that girls and women no longer have to suffer in silence.

Despite the ongoing campaigns to end female genital mutilation, the culture is still being practised.

According to 2020 statistics, about four million girls have undergone FGM...

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