Female genital mutilation: the UK's hidden crime

*_To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female
Genital Mutilation (February 6), Euronews is resharing this report first published in October 2016_*

It's a potentially lethal practice that has been going on for generations, mainly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and Asia.

At least 200 million girls and women in 30 countries are "estimated":http://www.unicef.org/media/files/FGMC_2016_brochure_final_UNICEF_SPREAD.pdf to have undergone female genital mutilation, or FGM.

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