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Female Genital Mutilation


A new mother and father in Singapore brought their one-month-old baby to the hospital. They left the baby in the care of a Muslim doctor and nurse. When the parents returned the next day, the found that their 1-month-old had been mutilated. The muslim doctor decided to perform a female genital mutilation operation, without the …

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A Michigan-based doctor and her associates mutilated the genitals of as many as 100 girls before being caught, a prosecutor told a federal court Wednesday. The startling allegation occurred during court proceedings involving a case against Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who is facing charges for mutilating the genitals of two Minnesota girls. (Maine ACLU: Female Genital Mutilation …

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The American Criminal Lawyers Union American Civil Liberties Union launched a vocal opposition this week against a Maine bill criminalizing female genital mutilation (FGM), Mainely Media reports. Republican Rep. Heather Sirocki is sponsoring the bill, saying that it would classify performing FGM as a Class B crime in the state, punishable by up to 10 years in prison …

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A Detroit-area physician and his wife have been arrested and charged with conspiring to perform female genital mutilation procedures on girls as young as six, the Justice Department announced on Friday. Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, conspired with another doctor, Jumana Nagarwala, to perform the illegal procedures at Attar’s clinic in Livonia, the …

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A man was arrested after being suspected of having performed a genital mutilation on a 2-year-old girl. Investigators arrived at the scene to gather evidence related to the alleged crime, which reportedly took place in an apartment where a woman lives with her two young daughters. “This Somalian man was taken into custody on suspicion of …

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