Survivors of female genital mutilation have been through one of the most traumatic experiences imaginable. And they often find people's reactions are intrusive, confused and downright triggering. Here, women who have undergone FGM, or are active in campaigning against it, discuss some of the common beliefs around the practice and the reactions that are most unhelpful.
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