mae azango Op-ed 

The day I went into hiding

  By Mae Azango Nine years ago on March 8, International Women’s Day, it was the day my life took a complete U-turn. That day in 2012, I went into hiding for simply writing on female circumcision, as part of my journalistic duties. When I took on the topic, I didn’t do it to condemn the culture and traditions of our People as people have suggested, but I did to educate Liberians about the health risks involving the practice that was harming young women and girls in rural Liberia. Why…

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