The Cutting Tradition
02 May 2014, 07:21
Narrated by Meryl Streep, this moving and sensitive documentary highlights the complex social, religious, cultural and economic issues which underpin the ongoing practice of female genital mutilation, or FGM, despite being illegal in many countries of origin. It is estimated that up to 140 million women and girls have already undergone some form of female genital mutilation with a further three million every year. Unmissable.