INDEPENDENT › Lizzie Dearden ›

'There was blood everywhere': Survivor among hundreds stopped in FGM crackdown at Heathrow Airport


“It was painful, so painful, there was blood everywhere,” Yeabu recalls. “There were other people watching in the room. They were singing their own songs. They were happy when they were cutting me.” Yeabu* was 16 when her parents sent her to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sierra Leone, telling her afterwards: “You’ve become a proper woman now.”
“It was painful, so painful, there was blood everywhere,” Yeabu recalls. “There were other people watching in the room. They were singing their own songs. They were happy when they were cutting me.” Yeabu* was 16 when her parents sent her to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sierra Leone, telling her afterwards: “You’ve become a proper woman now.”
click for details ...

Jan 13, 2018 - 15:55 [Local time]



Showing 1 to 15 of 375 records