Francis Selasini

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Girls used to be mutilated around the age of 10 years old and it was a traditional practise to prepare them for marriage. But thanks to changes in the law and awareness raising about the dangers of FGM, the incidents are decreasing. However some see FGM as a tradition that must be kept and to avoid problems with the law they are now frequently cutting girls at a much younger age, with even babies being mutilated.
Feb 03 2017
The latest quote from Francis Selasini is: “The biggest challenge to eradicating FGM in this region is that it is linked to traditional religion. The elder women are the ones who oversee the ritual and it gives them social status. If a girl has not been cut she cannot participate, and so the women want girls to undergo FGM to they can take part.”. It comes from the Babies targeted as FGM victims get younger, say campaigners article. You’ll find on this page 1 article with Francis Selasini quoted on topics such as FGM and girl. Francis Selasini has been quoted 2 times in 1 article.
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