NEW: OUR Online shop- get your own copy of "My Africa - The Journey" by Waris Dirie

And give a first reading book to a child in Africa

Only in our new Desert Flower Online Shop you can purchase "My Africa- The Journey" by Waris Dirie.

And the best bit? You are helping a child in Africa!


Unbelievable: US lawyer argue FGM is constitutional

After Dr. Nagarwala was accused of performing FGM in an US clinic, their lawyers are now arguing in a landmark trial that female genital mutilation is a right under religious freedom protected by the First Amendment.


Peace Please!

To find our way to a peaceful world, we are meeting on the 23rd of June in Seefeld/Tirol – Austria.

From the 23rd to the 25th of June, I will present my Manifesto for Peace as the godmother of the Women for Peace Conference.


Minister Maneka Gandhi urges Bohra community to stop FGM

Earlier this year Dr. Nagarwala was accused of practising FGM in an US hospital, claiming that she only fulfilled her religious duties introduced by the Bohra community in India.


Waris Dirie: Thank you! Together we will change the world!

Together we will stop FGM!

Today I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart!
Over the years my fight against FGM has become OUR fight!

With your great support, we have been able to celebrate many milestones and there are many more to come!