It’s painful and it alters women forever. But female circumcision is a traditional practice in many parts of the world. Up to 140 million women and girls have been cut but opposition is growing. We take you to Senegal, a West African country that says it wants to eliminate cutting in 5 years.
Female circumcision, in some part of the world, is a rite of passage, And for the community in eastern Uganda it’s also a landmark between being a girl and a woman, which must be celebrated. However, circumcision has led to maiming and even death for thousands of women around the world. On International Woman’s Day, disputes between tradition and human rights.
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