13 Oct 2014

Culturally Motivated Crime in New Zealand

From Voices, 3:30 pm on 13 October 2014

Female genital mutilation (FGM): It's illegal in NZ but there are varying types of FGM that range from type 1 to type 3 and many women may regard this practice as part of their culture.

Lynda Chanwai-Earle hears from one woman about her type 1 FGM experience at the age of 5 and in contrast; an FGM Educator and two Somalian Community Leaders about helping our ethnic communities understand when it is an abuse of human rights.