About a thousand village girls demonstrated last Saturday against female genital mutilation. 

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Judging by the photo, they all look pretty young, so hopefully none of them have, or will be, subjected to this brutality themselves. Cause for optimism.

Tags: Egypt, FMG, circumcision, women

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The only way this stuff will stop is if the women themselves stand up against it. More power to 'em!
I have to go with Glen here. Those on the front lines of the battle are the ones almost guaranteed to be slaughtered.

But the more the group as a whole presses on, the more pressure there is on the powers that be to end the practice.


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