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Waris Dirie (the name means desert flower) lives a double life – by day she is a famous model and UN spokeswoman on women’s rights in Africa, at night she. Waris Dirie leads a double life — by day, she is an international supermodel and human rights ambassador for the United Nations; by night, she dreams of the. Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name b.

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Dirie’s story really shocked me.

It’s awesome seeing the culture of the Nomads in Somalia –the good and the bad. Keep me logged in on this computer.

Waris Dirie – Desert Flower Foundation

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Sada ima 13 godina, pa onda ima 5, pa ima oko 9, pa ima tri, pa ima 11 i onda je manekenka, pa nakon fllwer ima 9 godina i onda In MarchDirie was attacked in her home in ViennaAustria. There are probably more victims of FGM than of wars in some areas- and the victims are mostly little girls.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This Beats Perfect by Rebecca Denton. Books by Waris Dirie. It’s so heartbreaking knowing the world is so different in some places. Nov 17, Mikey B.

The book is fascinating reading and except for a couple of very brief breaks, I could not put the book down until after I read it cover to cover. MINA, forcibly married to a man in repayment of a family debt and threatened with having her child taken away. Lo mejor del libro sin duda es la forma tan directa en que Waris narra su vida.


Waris Dirie – Wikipedia

She’s not someone I would ever want to meet or hang out with, although I do respect what she’s been through and genuinely admire her triumph dirid adversity and her activism. Retrieved 13 July Archived from the original on Y por eso, en parte, resulta tan dura leerla.

She also graced the front pages of all the major magazines.

As Grant’s son Warren says now: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. She was having none of that! Potresna prica djevojke koja je prosla put od somalske nomatkinje i pastirice do supermodela i ambasadorice UN-a. Not a Member Yet? She traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu—the first leg of a remarkable journey that would take her to London, where she worked as a house servant; then to nearly every corner of the globe as an internationally renowned fashion model; and ultimately to New York City, where she became a human rights ambassador for the U.

I Anne Russell wrote: As much as her events are chronologically laid out, there was no hook for me as the reader. FGM is a burning issue and it deserves even more attention. Open Preview See a Problem? There, she briefly lived with an older sister and her family.


Inat the height of her modeling career, Dirie spoke for the first time with Laura Ziv of the women’s magazine Marie Claire about the female genital mutilation FGM that she had undergone as a child, [1] [2] at the age of three along with her two sisters.

This book was a mixed bag for me. The dramatic scene, in which the little girl violently gets circumcised, brings people to tears worldwide. A story that traverses continents, spans worlds of human experience and human pain Women have suffered wwaris horrors at the hands of an ignorant and selfish practice which must be named and dealt with to end this horrible abuse! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In’shallah, if God is willing, it will happen.

Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad

Jul 27, K rated it liked it Shelves: In a little beauty school in the war zone of Kabul, a community of women comes together, all with stories to tell. Na kraju preporucujem istoimeni film prema knjizi. I remember when I first heard of this book.