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Women’s Rights Activists Push To End FGM In Gambia

Inter Press Service: Time to “Drop the Knife” for FGM in The Gambia
“Women’s rights activists in the Gambia are insisting that more than 30 years of campaigning to raise awareness should be sufficient to move the government to outlaw female genital mutilation (FGM). The practice remains widespread in this tiny West African country of 1.8 million people, but rights activists believe that their campaign has now reached the tipping point…” (Jammeh, 7/13).