Female genital ‘nicks’ should be legal: gynaecologists

Reuters, 22 February 2016
Author: Emma Batha
“Countries that have banned female genital mutilation (FGM) should allow less invasive practices such as small surgical nicks to girls’ genitalia as a compromise, two American gynaecologists said on Monday. But campaigners against FGM strongly criticized the proposal, saying it would undermine global efforts to eradicate the internationally condemned ritual.”
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