Fatma Naib

Fatma Naib

Fatma Naib is a New York Festivals Award-winning Eritrean-Swedish freelance journalist based in Stockholm. She previously worked at Al Jazeera English... based in Doha focusing on race, FGM, social justice, culture, refugees and women’s issues. Reported from Sweden, Kenya, Somaliland, Senegal, Zanzibar, Sudan, UK, Geneva and Egypt during the Arab Spring. Her latest film was Correspondent - The Cut: Exploring FGM.


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Life in the Stock­holm sub­urb of Rinke­by seen through the eyes of a moth­er fight­ing to im­prove life for its res­i­dents.

Published On 9 Sep 2018
Mothers of Rinkeby titled cover

Fat­ma Naib un­der­took a jour­ney to un­der­stand why so many com­mu­ni­ties con­tin­ue to sub­ject their daugh­ters to fe­male gen­i­tal mu­ti­la­tion and what it would take for them to stop.

Published On 24 Apr 2018
Fatima - Kenya - The Cut

“As they took her into surgery, I asked her to fight, but whis­pered that I would un­der­stand if she could not.”

Published On 8 Feb 2016