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'The trauma constantly kept coming back': My FGM story | BBC Africa #TalkItOut
'The trauma constantly kept coming back': My FGM story | BBC Africa #TalkItOut

Leyla underwent FGM at just seven years old. Till this day, the trauma caused by her experience still haunts her even in her adult life. Subscribe: http://bi...

Louise Robertson

More than 200 million girls and women are living with the consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM). Usually done before a girl reaches puberty, this abuse can cause lifelong physical and psychological trauma.

Leyla was seven years old when she underwent FGM and in this interview she talks frankly about her experience and the impact it has had on her life.

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