#Leyla Hussein

  • Article: 4 Grassroots Activists Share Stories of COVID-19 Heightening Sexual Violence in Kenya and Nigeria

    4 Grassroots Activists Share Stories of COVID-19 Heightening Sexual Violence in Kenya and Nigeria

    June 15, 2020

    Leyla Hussein and Bethel Tadesse discussed sexual violence with activists in Nigeria and Kenya. Read more

  • Feature: 9 Top Tips From UK Activists on How They Fight for Gender Equality Every Day

    9 Top Tips From UK Activists on How They Fight for Gender Equality Every Day

    By James Hitchings-HalesImogen Calderwood  and  Helen Lock|March 6, 2020

    What do we do now to turn conversations on gender inequality into concrete action? Read more

  • Article: ‘I Had No Idea I Was an FGM Survivor Until a Nurse Asked During a Routine Screening’

    ‘I Had No Idea I Was an FGM Survivor Until a Nurse Asked During a Routine Screening’

    Feb. 24, 2020

    Dr. Leyla Hussein describes the question that changed her life, and made her who she is today. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen and London's Vagina Museum Talk Sex Ed, Maternal Health, and Contraception

    Global Citizen and London's Vagina Museum Talk Sex Ed, Maternal Health, and Contraception

    By Charlene Pink|Oct. 18, 2019

    We asked: Are we denying girls their future? Read more

  • Article: Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    Female Genital Mutilation Support Clinics Set to Open Across England

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 12, 2019

    Over 1,300 women could benefit from the specialist services. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Made the World’s Largest Ever Investment to End FGM Worldwide

    Britain Just Made the World’s Largest Ever Investment to End FGM Worldwide

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 23, 2018

    Female genital mutilation affects 200 million girls and women globally. Read more

  • Article: The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM

    The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    A British survivor warned schoolgirls are being pressured into FGM in the playground. Read more

  • Feature: FGM Happens in the UK, But Is Obscured by a Very British Silence

    FGM Happens in the UK, But Is Obscured by a Very British Silence

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 6, 2018

    The inspirational story of African diaspora activists fighting a “very British problem”. Read more