Rugiatu Turay is saving young girls in Sierre Leone

Rugiatu Turay is saving young girls in Sierre Leone

We would like to recognize the extraordinary efforts by Rugiatu Turay for stopping female gential mutilation in Sierra Leone. The Independent reported yesterday about her organization, the Amazonian Initiative Movement, which has convinced more than 400 pratitioners in the region to stop performing the brutal act. Many see female gential mutilation as a cultural rite of passage, but the act is very brutal and can be fatal.

Read the entire story published in The Independent by clicking here

Learn more about Turay’s organization by visiting www.aim-sierra-leone.de. And if you know any rich people or happen to be one yourself, we highly encourage you to support Turay!