Marianne Sidibe N'Diaye

Ashoka Fellow
Senegal
Fellow Since 2004
COSEPRAT
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsHealth & Fitness, Civil rights, Health care, Violence and abuse, Human Rights & Equality

Citation

This profile was prepared when Marianne Sidibe N'Diaye was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Introduction
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a common practice in West Africa that often causes serious physical and psychological complications. Marianne Sidibe reforms Senegalese health care and creates new systems of support to meet the needs of girls and women who have undergone this destructive procedure.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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