Seeking Justice: How A Somali Girl Saved Thousands Of Women From A Horrific National Tradition
June 14, 2019
The modern world is paradoxical. While technology is evolving at a fast pace, some parts of the world are infamous for their weird, horrible, and even monstrous traditions that cripple human lives. One of these traditions is female circumcision. This procedure, carried out without any medical indications, consists of the partial or complete elimination of female genitalia. Terrible manipulation is carried out for ritual or religious reasons.
This habit dates back to the 15th-16th centuries and still exists today! Female circumcision is practiced in countries in Africa, parts of Asia, and the Middle East. According to UNICEF, at least 200 million girls are currently living in the world who have undergone this crippling procedure.
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