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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Women in Somaliland on FGM – the pain of the cutting in pictures

To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, ActionAid visited Somaliland, where an estimated 98% of girls endure the practice.
FGM causes huge physical and psychological damage, yet – in this deeply conservative society – girls spared the procedure face a lifetime’s isolation

All photographs: Jennifer Huxta/ActionAid
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