Facts about Female Genital Cutting for Law Enforcement
What is Female Genital Cutting (FGC)?
Female genital cutting means cutting, removing, or sewing closed some or all of a girl’s or woman’s private parts. FGC can also be called female circumcision or female genital mutilation (FGM).
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