WOMEN WILL ROAR: FGM In the United States
More than half a million women and girls in the US alone are at risk of female genital mutilation, with over half a million living with it in the US today.
For far too long, young women’s voices have been pushed aside for politicians’ personal interests. At Platform, we give women megaphones. Keep reading to learn about what young women have to say.
I can empathize with the overwhelming pain that the students of Stoneman Douglas feel. My past caused my purpose to shift with a weight of understanding, I felt like I needed to cry, to scream, but more than that, to channel my grief into mobilizing to create political change.