Liberia is one of just three West African nations where female genital cutting is legal. New Narratives’ Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh finds strong resistance to the bill from traditional leaders and little political will to challenge them. At the same time membership of traditional societies is plummeting.
This story was a collaboration with Ok FM and Front Page Africa. Funding was provided by the US Embassy in Liberia. The funder had no say in the story’s content.