I Said It Loudly: I am an FGM Survivor

A survivor speaks out about her experience after attending a workshop on FGM/C and mental health organised by Sahiyo

After attending a meeting organised by anti FGM/S organisation Sahiyo, the topic of which was on mental health and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), one survivor has spoken out.

Her story highlights the power of storytelling and how it helps break the isolation that many survivors experience in having undergone FGC and dealing with their trauma afterwards, an isolation that Sahiyo is attempting to break via the storytelling work we engage in with communities.

Read the full blog on Sahiyo's website.

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