6 February – International day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Every year, in millions of households within communities across the globe, young girls from the age of 5 will be summoned to an enclosed room by relatives and prepared for a "ceremony" in hushed whispers or excited stern voices.They will be led to these secluded rooms, held down and cut, in various conditions whether sanitary... Continue Reading →

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My Greatest Vanity is Being A Black African Woman.

  “Not only are there risks of disease, a wiping out of livelihoods. There is also the risk of conflict because resources are growing scarcer, livelihood patterns are being forced to change, resulting in stress on the social fabric of these communities. Women are mainly the ones who hold this fabric together, so it is... Continue Reading →

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