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BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 27 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:554

French jail woman for performing circumcisions: A French court has sentenced a 53year old woman from Mali to eight years in prison for performing 48circumcisions on girls aged between 1month and 10years. Twenty seven parents were given suspended sentences for taking their daughters to the woman for the operation. …

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