FGM scandal in England

Disastrous Failure of Social Services

Two women accused of FGM have fled Britain
Two women accused of FGM have fled Britain

Two women arrested by police in Bristol over accusations of inflicting FGM have fled Britain with their alleged victims and other at-high risk girls in a blow to efforts to secure landmark first convictions.

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Tutu smiles again

Thank-you letter from Freetown

Tutu, from Freetown, Sierra Leone
Tutu, from Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tutu almost lost her life, because her mother could not take proper care of her. Her health condition was alarming, so we brought her to live with her grandmother. There she recovered quickly.

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Forced marriage, FGM and sex with children

9 year old girl forced to marry 78 year old man

FGM is common among the Samburu
FGM is common among the Samburu

Child marriage, FGM and the ritual of “beading” are illegal in Kenya since 2011.

But cultural traditions are hard to break among the Samburu tribe.

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Sad record

One out of four FGM victims lives in Egypt

An Egyptian man demonstrates the FGM ritual
An Egyptian man demonstrates the FGM ritual

For millions of Egyptian girls summer holiday has nothing to do with leisure and joy, but it is a time of losing an essential part of their body and dignity.
For millions of schoolgirls in Egypt, this time represents the start of the FGM season.

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Triple Thank you from Bo

Three brilliant sisters saved from FGM

Emma in blue, Mariama in white and Baindu Fambulleh in yellow
Emma in blue, Mariama in white and Baindu Fambulleh in yellow

Dear Desert Flower Foundation Supporters,

when I heard about the project „Save a little Desert Flower“, I wasted no time and registered all three of my daughters.

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