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Jarring art exhibit confronts the harsh reality of female genital mutilation

As a global society, we’re often silent when it comes to issues of gendered violence, deeming them too distressing or uncomfortable to acknowledge.
But a new art project is confronting the silence around one of the most harrowing examples of gender-based violence — female genital mutilation, or FGM.
SEE ALSO: 7 facts you need to know about female genital mutilation
London-based artist Aida Silvestri has created a jarring series of “sculptural photo-works” to raise awareness of female genital mutilation — any procedure that “intentionally alters or causes injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons,” according to the World Health Organization. She was inspired to tackle the issue due to her personal experience with FGM as a girl. Read more…More about Gender Issues, Women S Rights, Women S Health, Gender Equality, and Female Genital Mutilation

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