Jaha's Promise: Q&A with activist Jaha Dukureh and director Patrick Farrelly

Jaha's Promise

Language: Engels

WHEN & WHERE?

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 11:00
Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag

Q&A with activist Jaha Dukureh and director Patrick Farrelly about the personal story of Jaha to end FGM in The Gambia and Africa.

Q&A with activist Jaha Dukureh and director Patrick Farrelly about the the personal story of Jaha to end FGM in The Gambia and Africa. Recently Jaha Dukureh has been appointed as UN regionall goodwill ambassador. Storyteller Emma Lesuis moderates the conversation.

Jaha Dukureh has overcome a lot. She was mutilated as a very young baby and at 15 she was trapped in a forced marriage in a foreign country. But now, still in her twenties, she made the Time 100 List of the world’s most influential people for her campaign to end female genital mutilation. ‘I needed to tell people the truth.’ Read more about the battle of Jaha Dukureh and watch a short clip.