'A Pinch of Skin': Screening, discussion on female genital cutting

'A Pinch of Skin': Screening, discussion on female genital cutting

Local activists discuss female genital cutting in India

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:00pm

Join us for a screening of the short documentary "A Pinch of Skin," a film on female genital cutting in India.

Following the screening, speakers will share their perspectives on female genital cutting, drawing on multiple cross cultural and legal discourses to bring attention to this often silenced issue. Mariya Taher, an FGC survivor, writer and social activist, will moderate. Attorney Joanne Golden, community health leader Abdirahman Yusuf and gynecologist Melody Eckardt will join the panel. There will be time for questions and discussion at this free event.

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