By the Blouin News Video staff

VIDEO: Female genital mutilation

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Although illegal in the United States and condemned abroad, at least 200,000 girls in the U.S. are at risk of forced genital mutilation, according to estimates. In January, President Obama signed a law making it a crime to transport girls overseas for what’s called ‘vacation cutting’. In this Blouin News Analysis, Natasha Ghoneim spoke with two women who are working to put an end to this violation of human rights.