How Storytelling Fuels Social Movements: Female Genital Mutilation in America -CANCELLED
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About the lecture:
In late 2015, the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was rarely discussed in Maryum Saifee’s community; the Dawoodi Bohra Muslims concentrated in South Asia. In the media and in public discourse, FGM was framed as a faraway practice happening in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Frustrated by the way FGM was framed, Maryum decided to share her story as a survivor – in her personal capacity – to help raise public awareness and shift the public narrative. InView more
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