INFOGRAPHIC: Female genital mutilation (FGM) – Where does it happen?

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:47 AM
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Every year around 3 million girls undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in Africa alone. It is also practiced in pockets of the Middle East and Asia. FGM, which involves the removal of external genitalia, can cause serious physical and emotional damage, and even death. It is generally performed by traditional cutters, using anything from ancestral knives to razor blades and tin can lids.