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.


Here the first Desert Flower school is being built

Founder Waris Dirie is happy with her godchildren

Waris surrounded by her godchildren.

It's time! Take a look at the pictures of the construction of the first Desert Flower school in Sierra Leone.


Horror! FGM madness in the middle of London

Cow tongues drilled through with nails and screws in the freezer

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Totally crazy! Mother suspected of FGM wanted to stop police investigators with voodoo magic.


We have already done all that...

...and this is what we still want to achieve!

Waris with rescued girls.

Let's put an end to the bloody practice of female genital mutilation together! Read here what we have already achieved with your help.