Female Genital Mutilation

I was born in an era where Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was prevalent and some young women from Upper West and East region of Ghana found it a privilege to participate in these rituals. Growing up I read about the adverse effect of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at my elementary stage and what government and NGOs were doing to eradicate such practices. The knowledge I acquired then about FGM practices was just for examination purpose; this knowledge was not impactful psychologically and emotionally on me until I started asking questions about what really is FGM. After getting feedback from the … Continue reading Female Genital Mutilation