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08 jun 2016
Please help The Ansar Burney Trust International against Female Genital Mutilation (Female circumcision) FGM. The Ansar Burney Trust International has said that millions of underage girls and women worldwide are currently living with the consequences of FGM.
The Ansar Burney Trust further said that more than 110 million girls 7 years old & above has undergone FGM that is a worst kind of violation of the human rights of girls.
Ansar Burney Trust said that even in India & Pakistan the terrifying act of female genital mutilation (Female circumcision) is practiced amongst selected communities. Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female circumcision or female genital cutting, is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons”.
Ansar Burney Trust further said that the procedure is traditionally carried out by an older woman with no medical training. Anaesthetics and antiseptic treatment are not used and the practice is usually carried out using basic tools such as knives, scissors, scalpels, pieces of glass and razor blades. Often iodine or a mixture of herbs is placed on the wound to tighten the vagina and stop the bleeding.
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