WINGS #41-21 Cutting the Cut
The slow work of ending female genital mutilation
The word clitoris appears in context.
Uploaded: 24 Jan, 2022
Recording Date: 24 Jan, 2022
Recording Location: Nairobi, Kenya; San Francisco; Vancouver & Denman Island BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #41-21 Cutting the Cut
Description: From 1951 to 2022, the task of ending this widespread harmful practice is perhaps only halfway done. Heroines of the struggle tell what they know. It's complicated, but efforts are converging.
Host(s): Adi Gevins, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Assitan Diallo and Stella Efua Graham [aka Efua Dorkenoo], 1980s campaigners; Naima Dido, activist, Tostan International; Imam Mouhamed Cherif Diop, Program Coordinator at Tostan Senegal, specialist in Islamic rights and child protection; Aya Chebbi, youth advocate and moderator; Jacinta Muteshi, researcher, Population Council; Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of Kenya
Credits: Archival story produced by Adi Gevins; other recordings and production by Frieda Werden.
NewsType: Weekly Program
Regional > Africa
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Society and Culture > Childhood
Spirituality and Religion
Science and Technology > Medicine
Regional > Canada
Society and Culture > Women