Iraqi Kurdish activists stamping out female genital mutilation

In the home of a village elder in northern Iraq, Kurdistan Rasul is quickly making her presence felt. Moments earlier, Said Abdulwahid, had welcomed Mrs Rasul into his living room, from where she was scheduled to talk to the women of Gomasheen village about the hazards of female circumcision, a deeply-entrenched tradition that she has been fighting for years.

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