Alan Yentob visits Egyptian author Nawal El Saadawi in Cairo and travels with her to her village of origin, to address global challenges in a surprising and personal way.
The Egyptian author Nawal El Saadawi is a global legend, as outspoken, hilarious and totally un-self-censored at 85 as she ever was, she remains a force of nature. Imagine... visits her at home in Cairo and travels with her to the village where she was born.
A writer of over 50 books and a winner of numerous international awards, she is famed as a pioneer in the fight against female genital mutilation, to which she herself was subjected. In this edition of the programme, she addresses some of the world's biggest challenges in a surprising and personal way.
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|Interviewed Guest||Nawal El Saadawi|
|Interviewed Guest||Deeyah Khan|
|Interviewed Guest||Margaret Atwood|
|Interviewed Guest||Mona Eltahawy|
|Interviewed Guest||Leyla Hussein|
|Series Editor||Alan Yentob|
|Executive Producer||Tanya Hudson|