Definition of female circumcision in English:

female circumcision

Line breaks: fe¦male cir¦cum|ci¦sion

noun

[mass noun]
Another term for female genital mutilation.
More example sentences
  • Sometimes called female circumcision, this surgery robs girls of the possibility for sexual satisfaction.
  • One traditional practice that has attracted much attention in the last decade is female circumcision.
  • Another health issue affecting the Sierra Leonean American population has been the controversy surrounding the practice of female circumcision.

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