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The first UN resolution against FGM adopted on Monday, November 26, 2012.
This is the first
time the UN condemns such practices, which represent "a serious
threat to the health status of women psychologically, sexually or
reproductively". More than 110 countries, including 50 from
Africa, supported the text calling on the UN's 193 members to launch
educational campaigns to end these mutilations and to enact or
strengthen legislation banning FGM.
Egypt is one these country where the prevalence is highest. The estimated prevalence among girls and women aged 15-49 in 2008 is 91,1 %. Prevalence is low...