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Cinema May Turn Tide Against Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation has been widely denounced by global and non-governmental organizations. It is a practice that is deeply rooted in some cultures. But a new study indicates attitudes can be changed through film. Worldwide, more than 200 million girls and women are believed to have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), according to the World Health Organization. More than 3 million girls are at risk of FGM every year.  In 2012 the United Nations called for a global ban...

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