Fact Sheet on Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting

This Fact Sheet, created by the U.S. State Department, is available in English, Amharic, Arabic, French, Swahili, and Somali. It provides brief information on the definition of FGM or FGC, its health effects, the illegal nature of the practice in the U.S., and the immigration and other legal consequences of FGM/C.

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