Data on FGM is often controversial as the process of data collection has been questioned time and time again. In the case of Kwara, FGM remains practiced albeit it not as openly as it used to be. There are many who believe that the practice is a secretive one here regardless the figures on paper.
I investigate the FGM practice in Kwara state that has thrived on the belief systems for so long. It’s the secret Cut and I explore the blurred lines between Religion, Culture and Medical views amongst practitioners as well as those fighting the cause here in Kwara state, Nigeria.