3 US women share the horrors of female genital mutilation

Often discussed in whispers, the issue of female genital mutilation grabbed headlines last month when, for the first time, US prosecutors used a decades-old law that bans the practice to charge two Detroit-area doctors and a medical office manager in a case involving two 7-year-old girls. Now, several women in the United States who endured the procedure when they were young are sharing their stories — all with elements that mirror the Michigan case — in hopes of ending it for good.

Read more here: http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/11/health/fgm-us-survivor-stories-trnd/