Semeiyan Lulu Mashua (Lucy Mashua) is a tireless advocate working to abolish Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Ms. Mashua was herself a victim of this horrendous practice at a very young age. Here is her statement taken from her own blog: "I chose to be a voice for over 300 million women who are voiceless and 3 million helpless girls that Silent GENOCIDE is performed on them yearly. Every 11 seconds a girl is mutilated; every day over 200 bleed to death. SILENT GENOCIDE! I am survivor of FGM ! Many people react differently to torture, some become the healers (Survivors), I Am a SURVIVOR who chose to fight a good fight. 2stop this crime against women! I will not stop until FGM is history.This Blog is dedicated 2see the END FGM & VAW."
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