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Cruelty To Woman Hood In The Name Of Tradition In East Nigeria

While many African countries have outlawed it, female genital mutilation (FGM) is still being practiced by many African communities. In Kenya, some communities perform FGM as a rite of passage. The practice involves cutting off of a girl’s clitoris, which leaves her with permanent vaginal deformities.

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It is estimated that hundreds of girls in Africa die annually while undergoing the cut. Medical experts also claim that FGM alters a woman’s sex life and can cause serious problems when giving birth.

This according to most researchers after carrying multi surveys around the region soon discovered these traditions still thrives and are beyond the reach of local Authorities.

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