Some Women Living In U.S. At Risk Of FGM, NPR Reports
NPR: Female Genital Mutilation Is A U.S. Problem, Too
“Female genital mutilation seems like something that happens over there. Not in the United States. But in Africa, in the Middle East, in Asia. That’s not the case. More than half a million girls now living in the U.S. are considered at risk for female genital mutilation. … The developed world can learn from the efforts in Africa to eliminate female genital mutilation…” (Brink, 7/21).
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