Could the secret society perpetuating the harmful practiceof female genital cutting in Sierra Leone transform into a positive force for female agency and sisterhood? Mariama Kandeh imagines the possibilities.
Her community turned against her when she had a child out of wedlock as a teenager. But Marie-Claire Kuja has found strength in her own voiceand is now transforming her homeland of Cameroon for the better.
Following the release of No Ceiling’s report on the global gender gap, World Pulse called out to its online network of tens of thousands of grassroots women leaders from 190 countries to give voice to the data.