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Female genital mutilation surges in Germany with 68,000 victims in 2020

Female genital mutilation surges in Germany with 68,000 victims in 2020

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An activist and victim of female genital mutilation (FGM) living in Berlin told RT “big action” is needed to tackle the issue in Germany, which has seen a rapid rise in women and girls forced to undergo the torturous procedure. Artist and activist Fatou Mandiang Diatta underwent the dangerous procedure in her native Senegal when she was about four or five years old. “I remember how my mum asked me not to cry. Her face was so serious in front of me. I remember two ladies – one was holding my hand and the other one my legs. And there was a third one who did something quite painful…”
Source: Female genital mutilation surges in Germany with 68,000 victims in 2020

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