Fartun Hassan Ahmed bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation, a practice that 98% of women in the east African country undergoA 13-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia, as activists report a rise in the practice during the pandemic.Fartun Hassan Ahmed, the daughter of nomadic pastoralists, bled to death after being cut earlier this month in the village of Jeerinle in the state of Galmudug, her mother said. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jul/21/death-of-13-year-old-girl-sparks-calls-for-action-on-fgm-in-somalia
Author : Hassan Abdirahman in Galmudug and Lizzy Davies
Publish date : 2021-07-21 09:03:37
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