Trading excision for education
Female genital mutilation or “excision” of the
little girls in Sierra Leone was done between age 3
and 5, every year from February to April.
This ancestral and barbaric practice is considered
as an initiation for the little girls and has been propagated
through the influence of the women elders
in each village. Men are not involved in the
practice. FGM is the cutting of
the clitoris and the small labia, (This
is done with no anesthetic, using a razor blade...)
Michele decided to become friend with those women elders
and convinced them to trade excision for Education .
You may help to eradicate this barbaric ritual
by choosing to sponsor a little girl