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When teenage schoolgirl Fahma Mohamed first got involved with charity Integrate Bristol, she hardly imagined it would lead her to be hailed a hero by the Secretary General of the United Nations.

But the 17-year-old's campaign on female genital mutilation has secured a promise from UN leader Ban Ki-moon to put the issue on the global stage.

It came when the world leader met the City Academy student, who has been at the forefront of calls to bring in new rules to educate children about the horrors of the practice.


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