Joanna Walters

For Joanna Walters's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

High hopes for victims of female genital mutilation

Aug 30, 2013

High hopes for victims of female genital mutilation

A nondescript suburb on the outskirts of San Francisco. A plain brick building. Seven nervous women wait in the sunlight. They are here for surgery, which perhaps has as much claim as any other to describe itself as “miraculous.” The little building doesn’t shout ...