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Somalia continues fatal circumcision on a 10-year-old girl

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.

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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.

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