Reporting on Taboo Topics in Liberia

Friday, May 18, 2012

Transcript

When Liberian journalist Mae Azango wrote an article about the taboo topic of female genital mutilation, she and her nine year-old daughter became the targets of multiple threats. Brooke talks to Mae about her reporting that forced the Liberian government to finally take a public position on the practice.

The Kronos Quartet - Tilliboyo

Guests:

Mae Azango

Hosted by:

Brooke Gladstone

Comments [1]

I wish you had video of Mae Azango talking, because she is just a trip. More power to her, what a wonderful feisty woman. I'm sorry that she has to fight so hard for basic human rights, but bless her feisty soul. And everyone else, get out of her way!

May. 21 2012 05:26 PM

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