by Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller
This book tells the story of Waris Dirie, from Somalia to England, from servant to international model, from a victim of violence to healing and eventually becoming a UN ambassador challenging the practice of FGM, in a world where 3 million women and girls are cut every year.
- Scars Against Humanity by Elaine Storkey – An investigation into the different causes and impacts of violence against women around the world, including a detailed chapter about the fight against FGM.
- Desert Dawn by Waris Dirie – Cultural insights and misunderstandings from Waris’s new life in the USA
Want to take action? Add your voice to Avaaz’s petition in support of a move by the Somalian government to ban FGM.