Female genital mutilation: A new generation calls for ending an old practice
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is becoming less common, and opposition to the practice is growing — in the last two decades, the proportion of girls and women who want the practice to stop has doubled. However, progress is not universal, and in some countries, FGM is as common today as it was three decades ago.
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3 in 4
Children aged 2 to 4 worldwide experience violent discipline by their caregivers on a regular basis