Speaking Out: Hibo Wardere on educating schools about FGM (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Somali-born Hibo Wardere is calling on secondary schools to explain FGM to girls in order to raise awareness
Hibo Wardere is a teaching assistant at Mission Grove Primary school in Buxton Road, Walthamstow.
Mrs Wardere was a victim of female genital mutilation (FGM) at the age of seven and moved from Mogadishu, Somalia, to the UK 25 years ago.
She is speaking out about the affects of FGM and is calling on the issue to be discussed at secondary school level.
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