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Commission opposes all forms of female genital mutilation

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has written to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to outline concerns with the prospect of Australian doctors performing ‘ritual nicks’, a modified form of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Media Release (01/06/10) from Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission