mutilation


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an injury that causes disfigurement or that deprives you of a limb or other important body part

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I know it is so; and I know it is not a mere natural disfigurement, like a criminal mutilation, or a hereditary disproportion in the features.
Not for the wide world will I consent to any mutilation of her dead body.
Mutilations come to them from every quarter, from within as well as from without.
His dulled senses wished him to swoon and he opposed them stubbornly, his mind portraying unknown dangers and mutilations if he should fall upon the field.
Tell them of cruel scourgings, of mutilations and brandings, of scenes of pollution and blood, of the banishment of all light and knowl- edge, and they affect to be greatly indignant at such enormous exaggerations, such wholesale misstate- ments, such abominable libels on the character of the southern planters
There is not sufficient evidence to induce us to believe that mutilations are ever inherited; and I should prefer explaining the entire absence of the anterior tarsi in Ateuchus, and their rudimentary condition in some other genera, by the long-continued effects of disuse in their progenitors; for as the tarsi are almost always lost in many dung-feeding beetles, they must be lost early in life, and therefore cannot be much used by these insects.
It is seen in some girls The charity has revealed that female genital mutilation (FGM) is continuing to take place at an alarming rate in parts of the world, with 60 million girls at risk of genital violation across developing countries.
It is seen as in some girls undergone The charity has revealed that female genital mutilation (FGM) is continuing to take place at an alarming rate in parts of the world, with 60 million girls at risk of genital violation across developing countries.
It is seen as in some girls not undergone The charity has revealed that female genital mutilation (FGM) is continuing to take place at an alarming rate in parts of the world, with 60 million girls at risk of genital violation across developing countries.
A MOTHER has been banned from flying her baby daughter to India for genital mutilation after social workers learnt three other girls in the family had been subjected to it.
FEMALE circumcision practised under Islamic injunction has been distinguished from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which has been condemned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as not having any health benefit.
Egypt's Minister of Health Ahmed Emad Eldin Rady - Press Photo CAIRO -- 6 February 2018: As the world celebrated the World Day Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Minister of Health Ahmed Emad present six ways to eliminate this crime by 2030.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed in a message for the 2018 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation that no fewer than 200 million women and girls have been genitally-mutilated in 30 countries.
This commemoration comes hot on the heels of a fresh debate about female genital mutilation (FGM) and the spirited efforts to eliminate it in Kenya.
UNITED NATIONS:Female genital mutilation is a violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and death, the chiefs of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and UN Children Fund (UNICEF) said in a joint statement on Tuesday.