Independent Lens Seeking the Truth About Female Genital Cutting in Somaliland
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Program: Independent Lens
Episode: Seeking the Truth About Female Genital Cutting in Somaliland
Nicholas Kristof confronts Miriam and Farhiya in a clinic in Somaliland. The two women are traditional birth attendants and also perform female genital mutilation. However, they tell Kristof that this is a practice they have stopped doing three pears prior. Kristof investigates to find out the truth behind these claims.• Visit the Seeking the Truth About Female Genital Cutting in Somaliland webpage
Premiere Date: 10/01/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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