Some 10,700 women and girls are affected by female genital mutilation (FGM) in Switzerland, according to Unicef Switzerland, based on a survey of medical professionals and social workers.

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Some 10,700 women and girls are affected by female genital mutilation (FGM) in Switzerland, according to Unicef Switzerland, based on a survey of medical professionals and social workers. The organisation’s 2001 estimate was 6,700.

Link: http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/swiss_news/More_girls_at_risk_of_genital_mutilation.html?cid=34061986

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