In push to end FGM, local women offer influential message

More than 200 million women in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia have undergone female genital mutilation. Dozens of countries have banned the practice. But local women's testimony and advocacy may be the most significant factors in changing minds.

Senegal 2017

By Ryan Lenora Brown

December 18, 2017

Also published by Christian Science Monitor

It was the biggest party Aminata Mané had ever been to, a riot of colorful dresses and exuberant dancing....

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