These are the instruments used to perform female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia.

“My child got sick after being cut, I was later told that she had an infection and a day later she had passed away”

  More than 200 million women and girls alive have undergone FGM, which can cause

  • Female genital mutilation (FGM) involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.
  • The practice has no health benefits for girls and women.

FGM IS A VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Types of Gender Based Violence