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Eve of Sixth International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM


On the eve of the sixth International Day of Zero Tolerance for female genital mutilation, in Uganda's Sebei district, local elders and young people re-enact a circumcision ceremony to help highlight the dangers of the practice, while former 'cutters' in Amudat district show some of the tools that they used to use before giving up the practice. Uganda outlawed the practice in 2010 but some remote communities in the north of the country still practice it in secret.

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