Malin Björk: "Female genital mutilation is a way to control women’s bodies and sexuality"
Malin Björk with a reproduction of a clitoris in her hands
Some 200 million women and girls have suffered a form of genital mutilation. It consists of cutting off genitalia and is mostly carried out on young girls up to 15 years old. On the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on 6 February we spoke to women's right committee member Malin Björk, a Swedish MEP from the GUE/NGL group, about what should be done to end the practice.
Read full interview here.