Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Female genital mutilation in Kurdish Iraq

"Recent studies, including an Iraqi human rights ministry survey conducted last year, show that up to 23% of Iraqi Kurdish girls under 13 have undergone female genital mutilation. However, the report also reveals the figure is sharply higher among girls aged 14 to 18 (45%), suggesting an apparent recent shift in attitudes."

http://current.com/1d2984c

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