In the remote Kapchorwe region of Uganda, female circumcision ceremonies
occur every two years. To combat the practice, the UN Population Fund
initiated the REACH program that attempted to substitute other initation
ceremonies in place of FGM. BBC reporter donu Kogbara returns to see
whether the program has succeeded.
Charlotte Metcalf, Director/Producer of "Welcome to Womanhood," has
an MA in English Literature form Cambridge University and took a course
in directing at the National Film and TV School in Beaconsfeld. Since
1981 she has directed numerous documentaries for the BBC and wrote
and directed many films for the UN in Asia and Africa on women's rights
to be shown around the world.
John Hoskyns-Abrahall, President
POB 149 Oley, PA 19547