Somaliland set to ban FGM but activists fear new law will fall short
Legislation may follow religious edict in failing to outlaw female genital mutilation in all its forms
Somaliland is expected to pass a law banning female genital mutilation amid complaints from some activists that the move will not go far enough. Earlier this month Somaliland announced a new fatwa, or religious edict, banning types two of the three types of female cutting. Now moves are afoot to support the decree with legislation likely to be approved by the self-declared republic’s government...
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