Somaliland: ‘The Worst Pain I’d ever Felt’ -FGM Victims


‘A girl who has not been circumcised will be called a buuryogab. It’s an insult, says Hargeisa based Nutritionists Fatima

Its our culture says the Mother of Five years old Nimah who will undergo the genital at their home in western Somaliland actionaid photo by Jennifer Huxta

Somalilandsun – In Somaliland, a deeply conservative state where more than a third of households live in poverty, an estimated 98% of girls endure FGM.
According to ActionAid which visited Somaliland to mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, FGM causes huge physical and psychological damage, yet – in this deeply conservative society – girls spared the procedure face a lifetime’s isolation.Continue reading the pictographic story