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Over 230 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation: UNICEF

NEW YORK, MARCH 8: Over 230 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), according to a newly released UNICEF report. The updated global estimates show a 15% increase in the total number of survivors - or 30 million more girls and women - compared to data released 8 years ago. Released on International Women's Day, the data shows that the pace of progress to end FGM remains slow, lagging behind population growth, especially in places where FGM is most common, and far off-pace to meet...
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