Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Is a “Medical” Scourge No One Wants to Discuss

Dr. Patricia Farrell
Jul 21 · 4 min read

The disfigurement of young women’s sexuality is a topic often too disturbing for too many medical and political figures to handle. It is cruel and enslaving for young girls who may die from the procedure.

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The practice of FGM (female genital mutilation), also misconstrued as “female circumcision,” continues in secret in countries we…