Africa Rising: The Grassroots Movement to End Female Genital Mutilation a documentary by Paula Heredia to broadcast on The Africa Channel Monday 11 June 2012 at 20h EST.
Every day, 6,000 girls from the Horn of Africa to sub-Saharan nations are subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). With fierce determination and deep love for their communities, brave African activists are leading a formidable, fearless grassroots movement to end 5,000 years of FGM. An insightful look at the frontlines of a quiet revolution taking the continent by storm, this extraordinarily powerful film is one of the first to focus on African solutions to FGM.
Learn more about AFRICA RISING at Women Make Movies http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c762.shtml