Bravo to Sudan for banning women’s genital mutilation!

Bambi just read wonderful news about Sudan.

This country finally made women’s genital mutilation illegal. In other terms, it has criminalized this barbaric practice.

Female genital mutilation, which most Sudanese girls and women have endured, is deeply rooted in cultural traditions or religious beliefs, etc. Thus, it may take some time for behaviours to change. For instance, in Kenya, such practice continues in some of its ethnic communities, despite a ban since 2011 (

Nevertheless, what a historic day for Sudan. Bravo!


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