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A time for excision: European women visiting ‘home’ countries face the nightmare of FGM

By France24   |   10 April 2020   |   4:58 pm  
For families living in Europe and with origins in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, holidays are often synonymous with returning home. But these family reunions sometimes turn into a living nightmare for young girls. Each year, thousands of them suffer female genital mutilation (FGM), without their prior knowledge or consent, in their parents' country.

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