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Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan

Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan

Excerpt of an article originally titled “Confronting Female Genital Mutilation in Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan.” The prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Iraqi Kurdistan has declined markedly since the Kurdistan Regional Government prohibited the practice in 2011. The KRG conducts educational activities including certification of midwives, who are often asked to perform FGM, police […]