Female genital mutilation: The woman fighting Sierra Leone’s ritual
04 January 2021 | 7:00 am
Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of female genital mutilation in Africa. Despite decades of campaigns, the traditional practice has hardly declined. This doesn't deter Rugiatu Turay from fighting cutting.
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