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01/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Kenyan Girls As Young As 9 Fleeing Forced Circumcision

At least 300 girls in south-western Kenya have fled from home and sought refuge in churches in a bid to escape forced female genital mutilation (FGM).

The girls, some as young as nine, are at two rescue centres in rural Nyanza province, police told the BBC.

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