Speak Out on FGM emphasizes the need for Bohras to break their silence on the issue in order to deal with it

In response to the recent arrest of Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, Bohra activist, Zehra Patwa, spoke to the Associated Press about her personal experience of khatna/FGM. She emphasized the need for Bohras to break their silence on the issue in order to deal with it saying, "Part of my campaigning is always, 'We have a problem within our community. We can only deal with it as a community," she said. "We can expose it, but other people aren't going to swoop in and help us.'" 

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