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Today's Women Rising Segment Focuses On The The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation, Or FGM. Jana Dukureh Is a 24-Year-Old Survivor Of FGM. In June, She Joined US Representatives Joseph Crowley And Sheila Jackson Lee, Along With Shelby Quast, A Senior Policy Advisor For The Group Equality Now, To Discuss Their Efforts To End Female Genital Mutilation In The United States. The Group Is Asking The Obama Administration To Commission The First Study Of FGM In The United States Since 1997. Shelby Quast Tells Daybreak Asia's Frances Alonzo That American Teenagers Are Experiencing FGM In This Country Or Are Taken Out Of The Country For So-Called Vacation Cutting.

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