Anti-FGM activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.

Position:Gambian activist Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh, opposing female genital mutilation - Kaleidoscope - Brief article

A Gambian activist, Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh, has been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in helping combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Jaha was nominated for the award by Norwegian politician Jette Christenssen, wno met the Cambian activist during the launch of her film Jaha's Promise--a film about her personal struggle with female circumcision and early marriage.

Former President Yahya Jammeh banned the practice in 2015, yet it continues in the mostly traditional...

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