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Why would a mother make her daughter undergo FGM?

Dr Leyla Hussein has had first-hand experience of female genital mutilation. She explains how mothers feel pressurised into putting their daughters through the practice, even when - in Leyla's case - the father's family may not insist on it.

"I was pinned down by the women who I trusted the most."

Photo: Woman walking alone Credit: Getty Images

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