By Asmita Sarkar:
More than 125 million girls and women in the world alive today have faced genital mutilation. A heinous practice, prevalent predominantly in Africa and Middle Eastern countries, it involves cutting a part or the entire external genitalia of a woman for non-medical reasons. Seen as a violation of human rights, it can cause several problems like abnormal bleeding, as well as cysts and infertility.
Watch this documentary, made by Vice, to know more about this little known surgery which can reconstruct the female genitals.