'Anger' by Shabana Freoze

At the age of 31, after her brother makes comments against female khatna (FGM/C), Shabana’s memory of having been cut floods to the surface for the first time. In her story, she describes the waves of anger and confusion which overwhelmed her, and her difficulty in coming to terms with the fact that a piece of her had been taken, without her permission. Her frustration is magnified by a feeling of having no one specific to blame.


This story was created in a workshop led by StoryCenter, in collaboration with Sahiyo, and funded by the Viiv Healthcare End FGM Challenge.

To read more about Shabana's story, visit: http://bit.ly/shabana_blog


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