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That's What She Did Podcast

Sep 20, 2021

Farzana Doctor is a Toronto-based award-winning writer, activist, and psychotherapist working to ban female genital cutting in her Dawoodi Bohra community. In her latest book, Seven, Farzana blends beautiful storytelling with social justice, using the pages of Seven to tell the story of female genital mutilation and its impact on the communities where it is practiced. Internationally recognized as a violation of human rights, Farzana is a tireless volunteer and activist using her creative abilities to help build a movement that protects vulnerable women and girls across the globe.  

In This Episode: 

  • The heartbreaking facts about female genital cutting 
  • How storytelling can be a catalyst for changing communities
  • The hard truth is that sometimes women are the instruments for oppression other women

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