“Female Circumcision Comes to America”

This article explores the global nature of FGM – from practising countries into American societies. It shows how FGM is performed by new immigrants, veiled in deference to a cultural tradition of the developing world, and the gradual visibility of female circumcision as an American problem. 

Burstyn, Linda
Source publication: 
The Atlantic Monthly, vol. 276, no. 4: 28-35.