AFP: African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation19 June 2019 | 02:31 | FOCUS News Agency
Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female circumcision, is generally carried out on girls under seven years of age and "constitutes a danger and a physical attack on the physical integrity of women," Senegalese imam Abdou Aziz Kane told AFP on the sidelines of the three-day conference.
Participants agreed that religious leaders have a central role in eliminating both genital mutilation and arranged marriages for child brides. traditional practices which affect millions of children in Africa.
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