WAGES – Somalia for the first time in its history an incident with female genital mutilation, continue. The justice department announced the death of the ten-year-old girl Deeqa to examine that died after a circumcision and the family for the right to drag.
A young woman in Somalia. Image for illustration purposes.
Justice made the announcement during a conference on female circumcision, Mogadishu. That was co-organized by the organization behind the global campaign to end the practice.
Liberia prohibits female genital mutilation, provisionally
In Somalia is the circumcision of women for religious and cultural reasons on a large scale. Approximately 98 percent of Somali women gets them, the highest percentage in the world.
Baby dies due to circumcision
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