Annually on February 6 the United Nations invites everyone to become more aware of the violence of female genital mutilation which is still carried out on too many girls in the world. Perhaps after reading the following information we can talk about this violence within our circle of community, friends and families and consider how we bring to our prayer and action all violated in these ways.
Let us also pray for all the advocates and healthcare workers who support these young women. May they be given all the strength and gentleness needed to bring healing and an end to this violence.
To read the information click on the following link from the United Nations: