Campaign to end the pain

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By Sazan Mandalawi

A health awareness campaign becomes a stepping stone to a FGM-free generation

The day for the mobile team from START Social Development Organization begins before sunrise in Erbil in their Bakhtiary office, packing plastic envelopes with awareness material. With a gynecologist and a religious leader (mullah) to who also join the group. The mission is to spread awareness on female genital mutilation and breast cancer.

“The sessions begin with an introduction about the campaign, followed by a presentation conducted by the gynecologists who speaks about women’s health with a focus on self-examination for breast cancer and FGM from a medical perspective,” explains START Director Safin Ali.

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