Our first "Desert Flower School" grows and grows

The foundation walls are up, soon the roof will come

Waris Dirie provides school education for children.

Education for the integrity of girls - that's the deal!


Waris Dirie warns of dramatic increase of FGM in Europe

European politicians must take the problem much more seriously

Waris Dirie (middle) raises alarm.

Waris Dirie raises the alarm: cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) are rising rapidly in Europe!


Waris Dirie starts interview tour in London

Our campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) sets new standards

Waris Dirie (r.) during her interviews in London.

Our "EndFGM" campaign ensures great media coverage. Waris Dirie completes interview marathon in London.


Mother sentenced to 11 years in prison for genital mutilation

Waris Dirie welcomes the verdict: "This is a clear warning to all!"

Waris Dirie welcomes London verdict.

++ BREAKING NEWS ++ One day after we successfully launched our "EndFGM" campaign, a London court pronounces a landmark verdict!


Father Peter Konteh elected as one of the 100 most influential personalities in Sierra Leone

He always lives his life for others and not for himself

Father Peter Konteh at the award ceremony.

Congratulations to our president of Desert Flower Foundation in Sierra Leone!