In the Kuria community, on the border between Kenya and Tanzania, Female Genital Mutilation has been practiced as a ritual for generations. Beryl Magoko underwent the procedure when she was ten. She later realised that this practice was wrong and wanted to tell the...
In the run up to International Women’s day we want to continue to celebrate successful women. This week we have chosen journalist and women rights activist Najma Sadeque, who recently passed away. Sadeque was born in Pakistan, where she lived all her life. She was a...
Last month we asked you to nominate the woman who inspires you the most. The person who received the most votes is former model and FGM activist Waris Dirie. Born in Somalia, she underwent FGM at the age of three and escaped a forced marriage at the age of 13. She...
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