Dr. Pierre Foldes, head of the French Institut en Santé Génésique in Paris has developed a new technique to reconstruct the clitoris and has operated successfully on more than 5,000 women in France who would like a repair of their circumcision. He is medical advisor to the project and already operated the first two patients in Berlin. Dr. Roland Scherer, international renowned coloproctolgist will be the medical director and chief surgeon of the Desert Flower Center Berlin.
Learn more about the Desert Flower organization and see the movie based on the life of Waris Dirie, a Somali girl who survived FGM and child marriage and who later became a Bond girl and supermodel. Directed by Oscar-winner Peter Hermann (“Nowhere in Africa”) the film describes how she became an outspoken advocate to end FGM.