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How can we reduce female genital mutilation in the world?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Intervention by
Outside countries is often highly criticized with the issue of female genital mutilation.
I believe that laws that carry no consequences are hollow. In countries where fgm has been banned, actually taking the next step and prosecuting criminal behavior may serve as a deterrent.

In brief: Intervention by
Outside countries is often highly criticized with the issue of female genital mutilation.
I believe that laws that carry no consequences are hollow. In countries where fgm has been banned, actually taking the next step and prosecuting criminal behavior may serve as a deterrent.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Gerard Honore
The tragedy is that it's so difficult to prevent because it's so deep in the culture. Some medical benefits for male circumcision are possibly emerging, but 99% are still done for cultural reasons. FGM has deep cultural roots too, no matter how misguided.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
In brief: Education
I know of no other way.

In brief: Education
I know of no other way.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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