Yeah, I'm a little proud.
Female genital mutilation, also known as female genital cutting, FGC and FGM, is still practiced in some parts of the world. While a cultural practice, in some quarters it has inappropriately been attributed as a specifically Islamic practice. LL has been a leader and coordinator in changing this situation for years now. Among other activities, she is the director of the The Female Genital Cutting Education and Networking Project.
She's right here in Worcester, folks. Please consider coming out to her talk at Holy Cross on Monday, 11/17.