U.S. Department of Justice fails to appeal ruling in 1st federal Female Genital Mutilation case

By Shelby Quast, Director of Equality Now’s Americas Office

It is both deeply disappointing and disturbing to hear that Attorney General Barr has decided not to appeal the Michigan case against Jumana Nagarwala, a U.S. doctor who was charged in 2017 with performing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on…