26-year-old Mariam’s story is one of many stories of women left with the psychological torture of FGM. ‘I blame my mother’ she says, ‘she should have fought harder’. ‘I know there was nothing she could have done but I would have loved to see her fight’. She is the only one of her sisters to get her genitals mutilated. ‘I don’t want to have sex, I don’t think I can, I am really scared of it, I haven’t tried it, I might die a virgin’ Mariam said as tears gathered in her eyes
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