Waris Dirie honored with Sunhak Peace Prize 2019

Female genital mutilation must be eradicated in our age

Waris (right) with Dr. Adesina at the ceremony in Seoul.

Waris Dirie was honored in Seoul with the Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 for her tireless efforts.


Waris Dirie criticizes: "Governments do far too little against FGM!"

Politics and the international community must finally act

Waris Dirie (right) fights tirelessly against FGM.

Clear statement by Waris Dirie on International Day Against Female Genital Mutilation.


First conviction for FGM in Great Britain!

Mother from Uganda could go to jail for up to 14 years

In this London court the verdict was pronounced.

Milestone! Court sentenced a woman for female genital mutilation for the first time in Great Britain.


Great success for Waris Dirie and her Desert Flower Foundation

Sierra Leone prohibits bloody FGM practice at initiation ceremonies

Waris Dirie is pleased about FGM ban.

Finally! African authorities now crack down on female genital mutilation (FGM)!


Next FGM madness! Daughter dies, parents on the run

Major police investigation after the death of a 14-year-old girl in Kenya

Girl (14) bleeds to death after brutal FGM ritual in Kenya. Parents flee from the police.