American Woman Who Underwent Female Genital Mutilation Comes Forward to Help Others

I just found a story of an American-born woman named Mariya Taher who underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) when she was only 7 years old and now, in her 33's, she decided to speak out and fight for a complete ban and stopping of this practice in the U.S. Although this woman was cut in her mother's homeland India, she states that her sister has undergone the same procedure right on the U.S. soil despite all the bans. 

Read & watch more at: http://abcnews.go.com/US/underground-american-woman-underwent-female-genital-mutilation-forward/story?id=39728421