Hudan Mohammed Ali, 6, screams in pain while undergoing circumcision in Hargeisa, Somalia, June 17, 1996. Her sister Farhyia Mohammed Ali, 18, holds her so she cannot move. (AP Photo/Jean-Marc Bouju)

Female Genital Mutilation: An International Crisis That Continues Despite Human Rights Violations

(MintPress) – “I dream of blood,” starts the spoken testimony given by Binta Jobe (not her real name) to the Guardian about her experience with female genital mutilation (FGM). When she was nine, she was taken into the bush near her family home in Gambia and circumcised without anesthetic by an elderly woman with no medical […]

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