This is what it’s like to give birth in the world’s most dangerous country for moms

Emanuela Zuccalà

When a river and several hours of dirt roads stand between you & the nearest hospital, giving birth can be deadly. One nurse is hoping to change that.


​Women of the Maasai fight back for their daughters

Emanuela Zuccalà

Girls as young as 10 feel the blade but an extraordinary group is fighting against female genital mutilation (FGM).


​Uncut, unwed and cast out, but a better life awaited

Emanuela Zuccalà

In rural Kenya, a group of strong-willed women is giving traumatised young runaways a second chance at life.


Female genital mutilation: Hope blooms in Somaliland

Emanuela Zuccalà

Women in Somaliland are working together with an NGO to eliminate one of the most ancient and extreme practices of female genital mutilation.