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Member since July 16, 2014
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  • Age 30

Every delivery of The Somali mother has been agonizing: the third ended in miscarriage and subsequent gynaelogical problems, including a fistula. Her doctor says he is kept busy dealing with complications caused by FGM/C. “FGM puts a strain on the health system.” Because FGM/C is a deeply entrenched social norm, the decision to abandon FGM/C requires a process of social change that enables communities to discuss, reflect and reach consensus. Since change cannot be effectively imposed from the ou...

  • sonnakadie

    Human Rights Activist At One Young World & Creative Director At We Day & End FGM Campaigner At Be The Change

    Member since July 16, 2014

    Age 30 • 1 Post

    One Young World , Somalia