FGM Survivor Activist Jaha, Equality Now & Reps. Crowley & Jackson-Lee campaign in D.C. to end FGM in the U.S. (Cosmopolitan)

June 11, 2014 - 03:30

6/11/2014 -- Cosmopolitan -- "Survivor of Female Genital Mutilation Takes Her Fight to Washington"

With the support of Reps. Joseph Crowley (D-New York) and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Equality Now, and a list of more than 200,000 signatures on her Change.org petition, Dukureh sent a focused message as she met with members of Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Education: “FGM is an American problem.” [read more...]