One News Now: Elizabeth Yore Calls for End of Brutal Practice That Exploits Little Girls


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An organization is calling on all states to put an end to female genital mutilation (FGM). (Caution: Some may find the topic in this story objectionable.)

“We still have about 19 states that have not criminalized this heinous practice that has been flooding the United States as we have migrants who are coming from countries that have practiced this procedure for millennia,” says Elizabeth Yore of EndFGMToday. “According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 513,000 women and girls in the United States are at risk of FGM.” Continue reading…

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