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Critical of FGM

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Submitted by Leslie Piper (United States), Mar 16, 2017 at 11:40

Around here it's accepted that a woman wearing a burkha is signalling that she has had her clitoris removed. I assume the opinions were originally spread by the many service members stationed and retired here.

Even in our country there are sometimes news stories of 'visits to the old country' for 9-11 year old girls tricked by their families into having horrible FGM procedures performed by force.

The essence of a very cruel, backward, ignorant culture. ...

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