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Synonyms for Circumcision

the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

the act of circumcising

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The Female Genital Mutilation Initiative, as discussed below, aims to support innovations in preventing FGM.
Terry and Harris (2013) suggest that most of these girls are encouraged by the adults within the family who have experienced female genital mutilation in the past.
A safer alternative to traditional female genital mutilation has been used for many years in some African countries.
It seems we pay attention only when female genital mutilation kills a girl.
GENEVA - Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must undergo female genital mutilation, which could affect up to four million women and girls in the war-ravaged country, a UN official said Thursday.
Female genital mutilation by the ancient Arabs long before Islam was conducted the reason was the protection of female shepherd herd's sheep to graze in the village [6], Studies have shown also by the doctor Shandal Many mummies have been discovered in Egypt, are circumcised.
United Nations former Expert Adviser on human rights, Ansar Burney requested United Nations, Europe, UK, Arab, Middle East and United States to please help The Ansar Burney Trust International in it's struggle against Female Genital Mutilation (Female circumcision) FGM.
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 125 million women and girls, most of them in Africa and the Middle East, are living with female genital mutilation.
children's agency helps fund, discuss issues like child labor, early marriage and female genital mutilation in a classroom with several large hearts scrawled along the walls.
A BIRMINGHAM hospital is treating up to 50 victims of female genital mutilation a month, an MP has revealed.
Peabody, readers will be informed about the little-known, heinous act of female genital mutilation.
FEMALE genital mutilation is prevalent in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
According to UNICEF, over 30 million girls are at risk of being subjected to female genital mutilation over the next ten years; more than 125 million gifts and women have already undergone the procedure.
The origin of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C) previously known as Female Circumcision, (FC) is still controversial.
Quite often Female Genital Mutilation is carried out without anaesthetic on a young child and they can remember what's happened vividly.