Nimko Ali is a Somali social activist. She is co-founder and CEO of The Five Foundation, an Africa-led partnership to end female genital mutilation. She spoke to me in Senegal, on trusting Africans in leading the fight against FGM in Africa. She says that it is important to speak to people in power and empower women in the front-lines.
About the End FGM Podcast
This podcast features people working in individual and organizational capacities in Kenya and beyond. They share their experiences, successes, failures and lessons learnt in the Anti FGM Campaign. Hosted by Jeremiah Kipainoi. Published in partner with Voice of Maasai.
According to the World health Organization, Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.