Meet the man fighting FGM in Mali
It is estimated that 9 out of 10 girls and women in Mali have undergone FGM. That’s why Dioro, 24, is taking the lead to end the practice in his community.
Plan International has been operating in Mali since 1976.
At present, there are significant barriers that stand in the way of children, especially girls, exercising their rights in the country.
In particular, there are high rates of child marriage and female genital mutilation, while large numbers of girls do not attend school.
Our current priorities include:
The world is in the grip of the most devastating hunger crisis ever seen.