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Takeover Week: Nimko Ali

The outspoken anti-FGM and women's rights activist Nimko Ali is the second of five remarkable women taking over this week. Jane Garvey presents.

The outspoken anti - FGM and women's rights activist Nimko Ali is the second of five remarkable women taking the editors chair each day this week. In a programme where Nimko is setting the agenda we'll consider topics including female-only spaces, myths about fertility, and the way the UK talks about refugees. We also hear from the Egyptian human rights lawyer Azza Soliman, about the treatment of women in Egypt and the cost of speaking out.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Helen Fitzhenry.

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58 minutes


  • Nimko Ali

    Takeover Guest Editor on her activism work, womens rights and being a refugee

    Duration: 04:30

  • Fertility – What Young Women Need to Know

    Nimko Ali visits a fertility clinic, fertility education in schools

    Duration: 15:45

  • Women only Spaces

    Duration: 14:21

  • Azza Soliman - the Egyptian Human Rights lawyer on the treatment of women in Egypt

    Duration: 07:35


Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Nimko Ali
Interviewed Guest Azza Soliman
Producer Helen Fitzhenry


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