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A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) law that bans female genital mutilation (FGM) is a crucial step in eradicating the practice. The Family Violence Bill, approved by the Kurdistan parliament on June 21, 2011, includes several provisions criminalizing the practice, recognized internationally as a form of violence against women. Several studies by the government and non-governmental organizations estimate that the prevalence of FGM among girls and women in Kurdistan is at least 40 percent.

(Beirut) – A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) law that bans female genital mutilation (FGM) is a crucial step in eradicating the practice, Human Rights Watch said today. The Family Violence Bill, approved by the Kurdistan parliament on June 21, 2011, includes several provisions criminalizing the practice, recognized internationally as a form of violence against women.

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The House Foreign Affairs Committee should remove language that would reinstate the so-called “Global Gag Rule” from the draft Foreign Affairs Authorization Act for fiscal year 2012. The “Gag Rule” would outlaw US funding to international groups that provide abortions, counsel women about abortion, or engage in advocacy for abortion rights, even if no US funds would be used for those purposes.

(Washington, DC,) – The House Foreign Affairs Committee should remove language that would reinstate the so-called "Global Gag Rule" from the draft Foreign Affairs Authorization Act for fiscal year 2012,  Human Rights Watch said today.  The "Gag Rule" would outlaw US funding to international groups that provide abortions, counsel women about abortion, or engage in advocacy for

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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Abortion should not be a hard, divisive issue – at least not politically.

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