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"Dignity, respect and bravery are guiding principles for our work on female genital mutilation (FGM)"
Amal Ahmed, the executive director of our Member Association in Somaliland (SOFHA) recounts her personal experience of being one of the 97-98% of young girls forced to undergo female genital mutilation in Somaliland.
"I have a feeling the future will be better"
Post tropical cyclone Gita, the Humanitarian team were deployed to Tonga where they met Leilani. Leilani identifies as a 'Leiti' (transgender woman) and alongside Tonga Leiti Association and Tonga Health Family Association, she is fighting the stigma and discrimination surrounding the Leiti and LGBTI+ community and ensuring LGBTI+ sexual healthcare needs are met in humanitarian settings.