'Cut with a blade': Colombia indigenous groups discuss FGM

'Cut with a blade': Colombia indigenous groups discuss FGM
 

Irene Guasiruma is a member of the Embera indigenous group, the second largest in Colombia.
A midwife and a storyteller, she lives in the Wasiruma indigenous community in Valle del Cauca province, in the west of the country.
Sitting on her porch overlooking the green hilly countryside where a few dozen Embera families grow bananas and coffee, she sings a song about love and betrayal.
While it is a common theme in music, the Emberas' views on sex and fidelity have had deep consequences for Irene and other Embera women.
"When a girl was born, a little blade was bought," she says... read more

 
12 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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