In America, according to a report published in the USA Today, the genitals of around 100 girls have been cut by a local Michigan doctor and her cohorts.
This has been a historic case and the U.S. Attorney Sara Woodward has asked the federal judge to keep the doctor and his wife locked up.
It has been alleged that the genitals of two Minnesota girls were cut as a religious rite of passage and the girls were asked to keep it a secret. this was a secretive procedure and the exact number of girls whose genitals were cut is not known but it is estimated that the numbers may be around a 100.
The defendants belong to a local Indian-Muslim sect and numerous girls are subjected to genital cutting procedures.