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A young girl who is about to be circumcised. Her face and upper body are wrappped in a cloth, and she is restrained by the woman who will perform the circumcision, using the knife and razor blade which are in the bowl..It is estimated that about 50% of girls in Guinea Bissau undergo female genital mutilation (FGM). The figure is at least 90% in some other African countries. The practice is predominantly a cultural, rather than religious, one.