Sudanese activists demand legal framework on FGM ban

Sudanese activists demand legal framework on FGM ban

Female activists in Sudan are demanding a legal framework to enforce the ban on female genital mutilation in the country.

The age-old barbaric tradition was banned by the state last week. But for these activists, much more is needed.

Manal Abdel Halim is a Sudanese women rights activist of “Salima” initiative fighting FGM in Sudan.

“Laws don’t aim only at criminalizing, it is true that the law criminalises female genital mutilation, but also sets a framework protecting us as activists, beca…

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