Waris Dirie and her very successful fight for women and girls!


25 years ago Waris Dirie started her difficult mission and dedicated her life to stop FGM!

She turned from a Supermodel in New York city to a highly influential role model for millions of girls and women.

Her mission was successful as the FGM  prevalence rate for girls under 14 years decreased from 71 percent down to 7 percent in East Africa and from from 74 percent down to 25 percent in West Africa as many young mother listening to Waris Dirie powerful words  started to abandon the practice!


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