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GABORONE, Botswana- The Minister of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, Honorable Anna Mokgethi officially launched the 2020 State of World Population (SWOP) report on the 16 July in Gaborone, Botswana. The report, with the theme Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality, examines the origin and extent of harmful practices against women and girls around the worl...
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Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities, according to the State of World Population 2020, released today by UNFPA.
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Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities. And without urgent action, the situation is likely to worsen.