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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a global issue, affecting more than 125 million girls and women in at least 29 countries. In half of the countries where FGM is practised, most girls undergo some form of genital cutting before age five. The consequences of FGM

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"It is important to understand that when these people have travelled from Somalia or any other country, they bring back with them what they feel is their culture, their habits. So they do not see it is as a bad thing. For them, it is

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Phyll Opoku-Gyimah is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of UK Black Pride, and Head of Campaigns at the largest civil service trade union. Here she tells 1000women about recognising intersectionality and learning to love your authentic self. In anything that leaves people disadvantaged, marginalised, or depressed,

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