BLACD

AcronymDefinition
BLACDBetter Life Association for Comprehensive Development (Egypt)
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The Better Life Association for Comprehensive Development (BLACD) Organization in the Minya governorate in Upper Egypt is another example of how women are advocating in defense of their rights.
As a result of its efforts, BLACD reports that 1,363 of 1,500 at risk girls identified were saved from female genital mutilation between the years 2004 and 2007 -- echoing 2007 statistics from Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population showing that female genital mutilation among girls aged 10 to 18 years was down to 53 percent.
As a result of its efforts, BLACD reports that 1,363 of 1,500 at risk girls identified were saved from FGM between 2004 to 2007 -- echoing 2007 statistics from Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population showing that FGM among girls aged 10 to 18 years was down to 53 percent.