Does FGM(female genital mutilation) occur in the USA?
This report states that as many as 160,000 girls have been subjected to this type of mutilation in the USA, by immigrants of third world countries. I have not heard of any prosecutions for this horrible practice: Female Genital Mutilation Female Genital Mutilation. by Elizabeth A. Estabrooks. The World Health Organization defines female … The Economist (US), Feb 13, 1999, v350, i8106, p.45. 2. Ciment, James … www.munfw.org/archive/50th/who2.htm – QUOTES FROM ABOVE WEBSITE: Commonly, when we think of FGM, we think only of African countries. Certainly the highest number of victims are in African countries, but FGM historically occurs or has occurred in many countries, including the Arabian Peninsula, Asia, Australia, France, England and the United States. From approximately 1900 – 1939, FGM was practiced in Australia kindergartens as a method of ‘curing the precocious masturbator’. This practice was not confined to Islamic groups, as some may suspect, but included Australians of Euro