Nigeria: Lawmakers Urged to Enact Laws Against Female Genital Mutilation

Awka — The federal and state legislatures have been urged to enact laws against female genital mutilation (FGM) across the country. The speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Barrister Rita Maduagwu, who made the call in Awka, described the practice as a violation of the human rights of both girls and women. More: Daily Trust