genital mutliation

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Dr. Marci Bowers is an OBGYN with a practice in Burlingame, and she's a global leader in her field. She also may be the first gender reassignment surgeon to have undergone the surgery herself.

Sister Fa is the most popular hip hop artist in Senegal, and one of the most powerful critics of female genital mutilation in her country.  Hear her story on The State We're In, Monday at Noon.