Georgia ushers in bill to criminalize FGM after news report

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The practice is in use in Kvareli and a few other villages in the east of Georgia. (Aida Mirmaksumova.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in the former Soviet republic of Georgia has proposed a bill which will make it a crime to carry out female genital mutilation. The bill comes after a journalist revealed last fall that the practice was still in use in a few villages in the east of the country. […]