Al Jazeera wins Peabody for film on FGM
Al Jazeera Media Network has won a Peabody Award for its documentary The Cut, which explores the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in many countries around the world.
Journalist Fatma Naib explored the subject of FGM - the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia - which is also known as "cutting". The practice is most prevalent in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, but it also happens in Europe, the United States and Latin America.
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