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  • Senegal: The Struggle to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

    , by BRENNER Mark

    IN JANUARY, 1999 the Senegalese parliament joined several other African nations imposing a ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). At the time of the ban over 700,000 women — approximately twenty percent of the female population — were estimated to have undergone some form of FGM in Senegal.
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