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WINGS #11-19 End Female Genital Mutilation... changing cultural norms


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Length: 0:28:40
Uploaded: 1 Jul, 2019

Recording Date: 1 Jul, 2019
Recording Location: Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya; Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
WINGS #11-19 End FGM by changing cultural norms by Diana Wanyonyi and WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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Program Title: WINGS #11-19 End Female Genital Mutilation...
Description: Producer Diana Wanyonyi takes us to Kibera slum in Nairobi, to meet a woman who underwent forced genital cutting and child marriage and another woman who works tirelessly to protect girls' human rights. Then the African Union Youth Envoy calls on governments to follow through on their commitments to end harmful cultural practices and violence against women and girls.

Host(s): Frieda Werden and Diana Wanyonyi
Featured Speakers/Guests: Nabuki, whose name means fatherless child, speaks about her childhood experience in a rural community. Siyama Ismail is a human rights advocate, a Nubian Cultural Ambassador, and a counsellor and a social worker in the Kibera slum where she was born. Aya Chebbi from Tunisia moderated the panel at Women Deliver 2019 titled Change Social Norms: Abandon Female Genital Mutilation.

Credits: Produced by Diana Wanyonyi; Series Producer and additional recording, Frieda Werden


Regional > Africa
Society and Culture > Sexuality
Politics > Feminism
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Childhood
Spirituality and Religion
Regional > Middle East
Science and Technology > Medicine
Health > Policy
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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