Model turned activist Waris Dirie says world is ignoring the crime of FGM

Human rights activist and top model Waris Dirie from Somalia addresses a news conference to announce the musical project "Desert Flower" in St. Gallen, Switzerland March 7, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland (Reuters) – Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still occurring because the world is turning a blind eye to a crime against children, Waris Dirie, the Somali nomad turned supermodel, told Reuters on Thursday. Dirie has used her fame as a Pirelli calendar model and a “Bond girl” playing opposite Timothy Dalton in […]

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