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Understaning spreading the word and taking action about womenoppression would be crucial to ending the war against women of all agesincluding infantsWhen you know better you do better Maya AngelouGender-Based Violence is at its extreme Female Genital MutilationFGM is also known as female genital cutting FGC and femalecircumcision FC is the partial or total removal of the externalfemale genitalia We need to make awareness of this public health crisisthat currently exists It is intentionally done to alter or cause injuryto the female genital organs for non-medical reasons and there are nomedical benefits As a result women suffer high risks health issues anddeath The World Health Organization WHO estimates that 140 millionwomen and girls around the world are currently living with theconsequences of FGM In Africa an estimated 101 million girls 10 yearsold and above have undergone FGM WHO np It persists in about 28countries and among highest prevalence of FGM rates are in Somalia with979 percent and Sierra Leone with 94 percent It is a culturaltraditional and religious practice On the other hand it is highlycontroversial and it is recognized internationally as a violation of thehuman rights of girls and women WHO np Female Genital Mutilation is most prevalent in the Middle East andAfrica Women have a higher degree of risk they do not have or havelittle access to education are not allowed to control their bodies andobtain medical care FGM is classified into four types Type I usuallyrefers to the partial or total removal of the clitoris and clitorishood which is rarely preformed alone Type II is the excision of thepartial or total removal of the clitoris the inner or outer labia TypeIII is commonly called female infibulation it involves the removal ofall or part of the inner and outer labia and usually the clitoris Whenthe labial tissue heals it forms a wall of skin and flesh across thevagina and the rest of the pubic area By inserting a twig before thewound heals a
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