"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
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"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Saturday, 19 April 2014

"I fled my country because of the persecution I received because of my activism against FGM"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dg5ilQaeu_U&index=2&list=PLtPw-Y91GlmWvO9wxMUW-Ey3eMY2vwWYZ



Via https://twitter.com/Refugees

BBC Newsnight : 'Fear of female genital mutilation (FGM) is grounds for seeking asylum in the UK, but campaigners say that hundreds of women have had such applications rejected. Newsnight's Sue Lloyd-Roberts spoke to two women from The Gambia whose applications failed, and travelled to their home country to test their cases on the ground.'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23933437

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