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female circumcision Line breaks: fe¦male cir¦cum|ci¦sion

Definition of female circumcision in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Another term for female genital mutilation.
Example sentences
  • They are now trained in various aspects of female health, and go from village to village educating women about the harmful effects of female circumcision.
  • The painful and often deadly practice of female circumcision affects millions of women.
  • Sometimes called female circumcision, this surgery robs girls of the possibility for sexual satisfaction.

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