Before being an End FGM Ambassador, Fatima was already involved in the work against FGM with FORWARD, in a Bristol youth group, and is a co-founder of the project called ‘Youth For Change’.
Empowering other women to say no to the harmful practice, Djenab specialized in gynecology during her medical studies and plans to make women’s health her life work.
Aji decided to become an End FGM Ambassador because, although FGM has been banned in The Gambia, she believes it will take more than a legislation to stop the harmful practice.
A survivor of FGM, Oumou founded the NGO ‘Femmes de Guinée’ in 2009 to help raise awareness about FGM as a harmful practice.
Djeynaba has been tackling the issue of FGM alone for many years and now wishes to act on a more broader, international level to End FGM.
Soumaïla participated in trainings on FGM and sensitization meetings of the Malian diaspora in France for the abandonment of FGM.