BRIEF AN MEINE MUTTER


This is the fourth book by Waris Dirie that I have read. Waris is a former topmodel from Somalia who now fights the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She calles this practice a crime. I found three stories in this book. One story is the visit of her mother who is very ill to … Continue reading BRIEF AN MEINE MUTTER

review DESERT FLOWER


The international model Waris Dirie grew up as a nomadic girl in Somalia. When her father wants to give her away in marriage to a much older man she decides to run away from home. She is thirteen years young at that time. But this is not the most traumatic episode in her life. On … Continue reading review DESERT FLOWER