Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Highlights Need to End Female Genital Cutting

By the time she was 14, Oureye Sall had been sent to live with her husband in Nguerigne, Senegal. She also had a profession of sorts: She was trained to be a female genital cutter. And it wasn't long before she was performing the customary rite of passage into womanhood for girls in her village and the surrounding region. But through Tostan, a nonprofit organization created to empower women in Africa, Sall later learned that those longstanding rituals cause severe physical and emotional harm...Full Story
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