FGM in the Gambia

Here is an example of exemplary refugee-issues reporting, the kind I wish I could do. This journalist interviews survivors of FGM from the Gambia who are in the process of appealing rejected asylum requests in Britain, and then actually goes to the Gambia to see if the situation is as they have described. As you’ll read, their stories hold up.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23933437

It brings to mind the http://sites.uclouvain.be/ejlblogs/etu093/?p=863″>Guinean women who I interviewed in Brussels. I hope they found peace, whatever happened to them….

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About msmarguerite

Young Quebec City-based freelance journalist. once and future nomad. I blog about life, about travel, about things I notice and every so often about work. I enjoy language learning, singing, swing dancing, skating and...other stuff, sometimes. My heart is somewhere in East Africa, Haiti or Eastern Europe. English, français, русский, malo slovensko, un poco de espanol, um pouco de português ndiga ikirundi, mwen ap aprann kreyòl...
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