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Stop female genital circumcision, activists say

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, June 25 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Activists urged Health Minister Endang Rahayu Sedyaningsih to immediately revoke a ministerial regulation on female genital circumcision because it not only legitimizes violence against Indonesian women but also may neglect their abilities to fully exercise their fundamental rights on reproductive health and freedom.

National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) deputy ch...

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