Focusing global attention on the topic of FGC abandonment at a U.S. State Department event on Feb 16, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton strongly stated, “This is not a women’s problem, this is not a women’s issue. [Female genital cutting] affects the human family, and therefore, we all have a stake in it.”
It is this sense of global responsibility to invest in approaches that work that led Secretary Clinton to cite Tostan as a key example of community-led action with sustainable results. Featured on the Health page of ABC News website, Dr. Richard Besser and Journalist Mikaela Conley report on Sec. Clinton’s address and Tostan’s work in Senegal.
To view the full ABC article and video, click here.
To watch Secretary Clinton’s opening remarks, click here.