Human Rights Violators
ICE, DOJ recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
02/06/2019
Washington, DC
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Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a federal crime, and any involvement in committing this crime is a serious human rights violation which may result in imprisonment and potential removal from the United States. Individuals suspected of FGM/C, including sending girls overseas to be cut, may be investigated by the HRVWCC and prosecuted accordingly.