Female Genital Mutilation Blamed for Death of 10-Year-Old Girl in Sierra Leone

December 20, 2018

(CNN) – A 10-year-old girl has died from complications that arose after undergoing female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone, authorities said. Marie Kamara, a primary school student in Matetie village, died during an initiation into a secret women’s society that involves the practice of female genital mutilation, also known as FGM, police said.

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