African man beaten up for preventing his daughter from receiving FGM …

Attitudes, even in cultures where genital mutilation is the norm, are changing. This person paid a heavy price. Brave husband and wife for standing up to cultural pressure for their daughter …

“… Olalowo Hammed Olalekan and his wife, Modinat, were harassed after being pressured repeatedly by family members and members of their community to bring their daughter for circumcision as was usual with traditional requirements.

According to New Telegraph, the couple have reportedly fled the shores of Nigeria for the safety of their children. …”

Is Female Genital Mutilation A Mandatory Practice In Yoruba Land?

 

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