Why Aren’t More People Talking About Female Genital Mutilation in the U.S.?

Cosmopolitan.com discusses the focus on female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK and interviews the AHA Foundation on the problem in the U.S. why there isn’t more attention paid here. The article also discusses activist Jaha Dukureh and her petition to end FGM in the U.S. Read more here.




Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense