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Senior UN officials urge elimination of ‘violent practice’ of female genital mutilation by 2030



The most senior United Nations officials are urging the world to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2030, calling it a “violent practice” that scars girls for life, endangering their health, depriving them of their rights, and denying them the chance to reach their full potential.




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