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On Monday, 27th of august, the German TV station ARD screens the movie “Desert Flower” for the first time. “Desert Flower” was produced by Oscar winner Peter Herrmann (“Nowhere in Africa“) and was directed by Sherry Hormann. The movie won numerous prestigious film awards. “Desert Flower” was shown in 34 countries. Here is the English [...]
A man and a woman have been remanded into custody by a court in Sollentuna on suspicion of having subjected their daughter to female genital mutilation.
STOCKHOLM – The couple is suspected of having allowed the brutal procedure to be carried out on their 3-year-old daughter at the beginning of this year, either in Sweden or [...]
SummerCharity Netball Cup
Public Event · By Raisa Tifow Ismaily and SnakeEyes Kala
9:00am until 5:30pm in UTC+03
** Teams please start arriving as soon as early as 9am so we can locate you to the right pool and for individuals allocate you to a team**
“LOCATION: BRAEBURN HIGH GROUNDS
ENTRANCE PER PLAYER: 1000/=
ENTRANCE FOR SPECTATORS: 150/=”
“This Netball Tournament is the [...]
From the Somali desert to the world’s catwalks. When Waris Dirie’s book Desert
Flower appeared in 1998, the world was shocked. The former supermodel tells
her breathtaking life story, describing her incredible journey from a nomadic
life in the deserts of Somalia to the world’s most famous catwalks. This was a
dream and a nightmare at the same time. [...]
How serious is FGM taken in the UK and France and what measures are currently being taken against the cruel practice and what should be done to tackle it? These and other questions were discussed on the BBC Newsnight Show on Wednesday.
Every year around 20,000 young women in the UK and about the same number [...]
How serious is FGM taken in the UK and France? What measures are currently being taken against the cruel practice and what should be done to tackle it? These questions will be discussed today, 24th July, at 22.10h (UTC) on BBC Two Newsnight by human rights activist Waris Dirie, Lynne Featherstone from the British Department [...]
Because of a fear of offending FGM-supporters, the Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen J. Sirleaf does not want to abolish the brutal practice.
MONROVIA – Liberia has no plans to abolish Female Genital Mutilation despite increasing demands of local and international organizations, President Ellen J. Sirleaf said. As the African Standard reported on Friday, the [...]
BRISTOL - On the 14th July, a National FGM Conference has taken place in Bristol. The conference was initiated by group of young individuals, who have been fighting against the practice for few years now. Here is the interview with one of the initiators of the Conference, Muna Hassan, who talked about the Conference to the [...]