Jaha Dukureh

Jaha Dukureh is a 24 year old survivor of FGM who lives in Atlanta. She is now an advocate against FGM and for women's rights. She runs a blog that shares stories of other survivors throughout the US and co-founded the organization Safe Hands for Girls.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Millions of Women Risk Female Genital Mutilation. Will Obama Defend Them?
The return of a son of the diaspora to his ancestral homeland is always an emotional moment, even more so if this returned son is the first African-American President of the United States. That makes President Obama’s visit to Kenya and Ethiopia an important and inspirational occasion for Africans...
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