Michigan imposes prison term for female genital mutilation

WSYMPublished: July 12, 2017
Published: July 12, 2017

Starting in October, doctors and parents involved in female genital mutilation will face up to 15 years in prison under new Michigan laws. Gov. Rick Snyder signed the legislation Tuesday, making Michigan the 26th state to ban the practice that is outlawed in the U.S. but is common for girls in some parts of the world.

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