Somalia to pursue first FGM prosecution after 10-year-old girl dies

(CNN)Somalia will prosecute a female genital mutilation (FGM) case for the first time in the country after a 10-year-old girl died from the procedure last week.

Deeqa Dahir Nuur suffered complications two days after her mother took her to a local cutter in a remote village on July 17, according to media reports.
Her case drew widespread condemnation and anti-FGM groups in Somalia have been calling for justice for Deeqa.

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