Friday, September 3, 2010

Female genital mutilation persists despite ban in Indonesia

"A lack of regulation since the ban makes it difficult to monitor, but medical practitioners say FGM/C remains commonplace for women of all ages in this emerging democracy of 240 million - the world’s largest Muslim nation.
Although not authorized by the Koran, the practice is growing in popularity."
 
http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=90366

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