The Guilfordian

Cornered by US, Somalia ends genital mutilation

McCaffrey Blauner, Staff Writer

August 31, 2012

Imagine growing up as a young girl in a radically different world than our own. Imagine that at age 10 or younger, your female relatives hold you down as they mutilate you. Your screams are ignored as your own mother or grandmother cut off your genitalia with a razor. They then stitch together the vaginal...