genital mutilation


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The destruction or removal of a portion or the entire external genitalia, which may occur in the context of a crime of passion or as part of a cultural rite

genital mutilation

The destruction or removal of a portion or the entire external genitalia, which may occur in the context of a crime of passion or as part of a cultural rite. See Bobbittize, Cutter, Female circumcision, Self-mutilation.
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2012/2684 (RSP) (2012) [hereinafter 2012 EP Resolution]; Resolution on Combating Female Genital Mutilation in the EU, EUR.
It is aimed primarily at young girls living in affected communities and at risk from genital mutilation and can also be used as an educational tool to teach young people and others about the facts and realities of the practice.
THREE sisters have been made the subject of a new-style order designed to protect females from being subjected to genital mutilation.
Reduced incidence of child marriage and female genital mutilation
In particular, they commented on the school's policy towards radicalisation and female genital mutilation (FGM).
Female genital mutilation, also known as FGM, is a painful form of circumcision, illegal in this country.
A safer alternative to traditional female genital mutilation has been used for many years in some African countries.
We need nothing short of a recognition that ending female genital mutilation is part of the "social justice and human dignity" revolution that we began in Egypt in January 2011.
The World Health Organization estimates that up to 140 million women have been victims of genital mutilation worldwide.
Two sentences in a case related to female genital mutilation (FGM) in seven years since passing a law that criminalises the practise in Egypt is not enough, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report Monday.
Female genital mutilation is a violation of human rights of girls and women.
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, is a violation of the human rights of girls and women and if the current trends continue, about 86 million more girls worldwide will be subjected to the practice by 2030.