Liberia: Female Genital Mutilation, a Taboo for Journalists Too

allAfrica - 27 January 2013

Mae Azango set out to tackle the taboo subject of female genital in her home country of Liberia. The journalist's coverage forced her and her young daughter into hiding for weeks, but it also gained international attention and put pressure on the government.

In Liberia, as many as two out of three girls are affected and the topic itself has been neglected by politicians at the highest level for years. (continue reading...)