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August 2 2019

Rep Mary Franson on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

featuring Beverly Hallberg

Rep. Mary Franson joins the podcast this week to discuss a tough and often ignored issue -- female genital mutilation or FGM. Rep. Franson is a state representative from Minnesota who recently introduced legislation to hold both doctors and parents accountable for the practice. In our conversation, she offers insight and explains what steps can be taken to protect the girls.


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