“We all have a sister, a daughter, a wife and mother. They are our first teachers, mentors, friends or lovers… We should be enraged if they’re in harm’s way and courageous enough to stand against norms or traditions that hinders them.”

Naimah Hassan – TEDxExeter 2019

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Naimah Hassan

Breaking the silence on FGM

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Every year 3 million girls suffer female genital mutilation. With 200 million around the world at risk of being cut, Naimah Hassan reveals how brave campaigners are using the power of the media to change views of the practice, and why she hopes an end to FGM is possible.

Naimah Hassan is a founding member and programme director of the Global Media Campaign, a non-profit organisation that uses media to create self-sustaining action to ending violence against women and girls.

Biography Published 2019

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