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      On The Line: Claire Ward Discusses Female Circumcision

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      Claire Ward joined On The Line to answer your questions about her piece,"Reversing Female Circumcision: The Cut That Heals".

      Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a cultural tradition that affects millions of women worldwide. Sometimes referred to as female circumcision or female genital cutting, FGM can have life-long complications.

      Claire Ward went inside Dr. Marci Bowers' operating room in San Mateo, California to report on a little-known surgery that restores sexual function to the clitoris and follow one woman's healing journey.

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