Pierre Foldes, Nicholas Kristof and I

When Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn spoke at Cornell in the spring of 2010, they talked afterward with Rosa and me. After asking why they chose to talk not about FGM but about ‘cutting’ I gave them _Empathy and Rage. Female Genital Mutilation in African Literature_ … One year later, perception has altered for the better. The following means a huge step forward (even if it is not wholly uncontroversial…) SEE


See also my published response: http://community.nytimes.com/comments/www.nytimes.com/2011/05/12/opinion/12k

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