Broken Bodies, Broken Dreams: Female Genital Mutilation

Broken bodies, broken dreams offers a powerful testimony, through photographs and text, of the different types of violence that define the everyday existence of countless women and girls. It examines the nature of this violence through the cycle of women’s lives….[“Female genital mutilation” broadly encompasses “all procedures involving partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs whether for cultural or other non-therapeutic reasons….”]

Authors: Jeanne Ward, Zana Briski and Lisa Ernst

Institutional Sponsor: United Nations

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