700 participants: Biggest FGM seminar worldwide

Desert Flower Foundation Scandinavia organizes FGM seminars in Stockholm

Doctor Hannes Sigurjónsson
Doctor Hannes Sigurjónsson

The Desert Flower Foundation Scandinavia Team organizes the biggest seminar on FGM worldwide, taking place at different hospitals in Stockholm and Uppsala in Sweden next week.

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“My life flashing in front of me”

Looking back on 2008

Waris Dirie
Waris Dirie

How does it feel to see your own life on screen?

Here you find one of the first interview Waris did to promote the film.

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First „Desert Flower Center”- baby born in Berlin

Happy mother after reconstructive surgery

Dr. Strunz with our first DFC-Baby
Dr. Strunz with our first DFC-Baby

Muntaz, our first “Desert Flower Center” – baby was born today in Berlin. She is the first baby of a woman having had a reconstructive surgery in our Desert Flower Center. Muntaz is healthy, active and strong.

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United States: Number of girls at risk of FGM has tripled

A study shows shocking results for the U.S., but what about Europe?

Women of the DFC self-support-group Berlin
Women of the DFC self-support-group Berlin

According to a study of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than half a million women and girls in the United States live at risk of FGM, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reported.

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Indian women break silence on FGM

FGM is not just an African problem

Dawoodi Bohra women
Dawoodi Bohra women

India is not included on U.N lists of countries affected by FGM, but Thomson Reuters Foundation reported that a group of Indian women break silence on FGM in India:

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