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UN: Female Genital Mutilation More Widespread Than Thought

Millions more girls and women worldwide are victims of female genital mutilation than previously thought, according to UNICEF, the U.N. children's agency. A report released Thursday says at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone ritual cutting, half of them living in just three countries — Egypt, Ethiopia and Indonesia. The latest figures include nearly 70 million more girls and women than estimated in 2014, because of a raft of new data collected in...

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