A Somalian model, Waris Dirie has represented brands such as Chanel and Pirelli.
How supermodel Waris Dirie saved girl from female genital mutilation
Somali model insisted Safa Idriss Nour, the child who played her suffering FGM in biopic, had to be spared the same fate When she was three years old, Safa Idriss Nour received something no girl in her slum in Djibouti had been given before ? a signed contract from her parents stating they would never inflict genital mutilation on her. In Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa, an estimated 98% of ...Big Screen - (10-03-2014)
Maggie Fitzgerald, a poor thirty-one year old waitress from the very lower classes and with a dysfunctional loser family, decides to make a difference through boxing.
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Dirie fled Somalia at the age of thirteen because her father gave her in marriage to a 61-year-old man in exchange for five camels.
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