Doctors are about to circumcise an Indonesian baby in Bandung, Indonesia, in 2013. Indonesia authorized medical personnel to perform the procedure in 2010, then revoked the authorization in 2014. Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Soheir al Batea died after a surgery for female circumcision in 2013. Courtesy of Equality Now hide caption

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Egyptian Doctor Found Guilty Of Female Genital Mutilation Isn't In Jail

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British actress Zawe Ashton and Agnes Pareyio, who underwent female genital mutilation as a girl in Kenya, are two of the activists featured in "Stop Cutting Our Girls," a documentary opposing the practice. Pontso Mafethe/Courtesy of Pontso Mafethe hide caption

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This year, Lynsey Addario photographed 13-year-old Rahaf Yousef, a Syrian refugee, at her engagement party at a camp in Jordan. "Syrian refugees typically marry young," says Addario. "It's been exacerbated by the war. Families are scared something might happen to their daughter. They prefer to marry them earlier so they're under the protection of a husband." Lynsey Addario/Reportage by Getty Images hide caption

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British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with campaigners against female genital mutilation at the Girl Summit in London in July. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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Movement Against Female Genital Mutilation Gains Spotlight In U.K.

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Nimco Ali was 7 when her parents took her Djibouti to have her genitals mutilated. Now the 30-year-old is a leading activist against the practice in England. Courtesy of West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner hide caption

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For 15 years, Amran Mahamood made a living circumcising young girls in Hargeysa, Somalia. Four years ago, she gave it up after a religious leader convinced her that Islamic law did not require it. Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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