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In early 2015, psychotherapist and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigner Leyla Hussein approached photographer Jason Ashwood with the idea of a photo project that celebrated FGM survivors as beautiful, confident, and proud of their achievements, despite their suffering. The result was The Face of Defiance, a series of portraits of and interviews with UK women who have survived FGM. See these beautiful and powerful images here:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/matthewtucker/these-british-women-are-all-survivors-of-female-genital-muti?utm_term=.uwwZgEE4LD&sub=4312714_9245493#.mtr62LLae4

July 22, 2016

These British Women Are All Survivors Of Female Genital Mutilation

In early 2015, psychotherapist and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigner Leyla Hussein approached photographer Jason Ashwood with the […]
July 20, 2016

FGM court orders in the UK: a quiet revolution in child protection

2015 has ushered in a huge cultural shift in the way communities view the practice of female genital […]
July 20, 2016

More than 1,200 FGM cases recorded across England in three months

Midwives have called for renewed efforts to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) after more than 1,200 cases were […]
July 20, 2016

Clash of Values Emerges After Afghan Child Bride Burns to Death

After being married off in sixth grade, Zahra arrived at the central hospital in Ghor with burns over 90 […]
July 19, 2016

Make Your Voice Heard – End Child Marriage in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland

You can help eliminate the human-rights abuse of child marriage, by making your voice heard – that is, by […]

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