Radio 4 appeal 2015 with Mariella Frostrup

There’s still time to listen to the appeal with Mariella Frostrup…

Mariella has been an advocate for gender equality for over two decades. She even has her own charity the Great Initiative, working towards the cause. She chose to support African Initiatives by being the voice of our Radio 4 appeal 2015. Have you heard it yet?

Mariella tells the moving story of Maria, who underwent female genital mutilation at the age of 13, and was betrothed to an older man. Hear how Maria’s life turned around thanks to African Initiatives.

Click below to hear the appeal

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Listen to Jane Garvey tell the story of Usta, who recalls the night that drunken men broke into the mud shack where she lived away from her parents with several other schoolgirls in rural Tanzania.

Click above to hear Jane Garvey tell the story of schoolgirl Usta, who recalls the night that drunken men broke into the mud shack where she lived away from her family, with several other girls in remote rural Tanzania.