„I work for GAMS,” Khady said as invited speaker at a meeting of FIM on September 14, 2012. “It stands for Groupe de Femmes contre les Mutilations sexuelles [Women’s Group against Sexual Mutilation]. So those seeking counseling know where we stand on this issue.” The question had been, how can advisors bring their clients to talk about this specific, taboo theme? In Germany, sensitivity and tact were writ so large that they sometimes inhibited discussion. “Often we don’t even have to ask,” Khady remarked. “Women come with a need to open up about their trauma.”
- For Africa Day at the University of Oxford. Poetry and Petals.
- On the “International Day to End Obstetric Fistula” — 23 May – UnCUT/VOICES calls out failure to mention one preventable cause: FGM
- International Day of the Midwife, and the cutter once imprisoned who now campaigns to end FGM
- For UN World Book Day – emphasis on translation — publishing against FGM
- For International Poetry Day, introducing WAAFRIKA to Harvard