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Documentary Spotlights Women's Unwanted 'Honor'

I am a survivor of FGM," says Jaha Dukurek, a young Muslim woman originally from Gambia. A survivor of both genital cutting and child marriage, Dukurek refuses to believe her traumatizing experiences are a requirement of her Islamic faith. Yet female genital mutilation — or FGM, as it is called — is practiced in more than 20 countries, many of them Muslim, around Africa, the Middle East and Asia. "I went through FGM when I was a week old," she says, giving voice to a...

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