Female Genital Mutilation ‘’Rampart’’ in Tanga city of Tanzania.

According to the Coordinator of mother and Child healthcare for Tanga city, Tanzania, Ms. Esther Kimweli, said that about 60 per cent of women, who attended health facilities for delivery services in Tanga city,

were found to have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), and the data was taken from various private and public health centers in the city last year.

She also wondered how Tanga city resident were still practicing female genital mutilation, despite intensive education on the health hazards caused by FGM.

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