PBS NewsHour

In Senegal, a Campaign on a Painful Rite of Passage

Clip: 05/09/2013 | 8m 23s

Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from the West African nation of Senegal, where some advocates are working to discourage the widespread and painful traditional practice of female circumcision (or genital mutilation) through education and compassionate discussion.

Aired: 05/09/13

Rating: NR

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