Health and Social Activism for Universal Women Rights

Podcast with Nahid Toubia and Khalid Ali, film and media correspondent

In this podcast, Ms Nahid Toubia talks about her career as a woman surgeon in Khartoum, Sudan in the 70’s. She describes how she got involved in championing the fight against harmful practices such as FGM, domestic and gender-based violence at the UN and several other international platforms. She elaborates on her role as a pioneer in utilising art, film and theatre as tools for education, health campaigns​ and women empowerment.

Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud here.

Ms Nahid Toubia is a Sudanese surgeon and women’s health rights activist. She specializes in research into female genital mutilation (FGM), is co-founder and director of RAINBO, the Research, Action and Information Network for Bodily Integrity of Women, and is founder of ‘Ana lan-I will not’ organisation fighting off FGM.

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