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  1. Ishna

    Malaysia Ministry Reclassifies Female Genital Mutilation As Medical Practice

    Debate is raging in Malaysia over Muslim female genital mutilation as the country's health ministry reportedly develops guidelines to reclassify it as a medical practice. In 2009, the Fatwa Committee of Malaysia's National Council of Islamic Religious Affairs ruled that "female circumcision"...
  2. spnadmin

    Legal Commemorating International Day Of Zero Tolerance To Female Genital Mutilation

    by Charlotte Feldman-Jacobs (February 2009) An estimated 100 million to 140 million girls and women worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and more than 3 million girls are at risk for cutting each year on the African continent alone. FGM/C is generally performed on...
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