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.

Human Rights

Sweden: 'Torture, rape and slavery in Libya must stop'

Voices from Stockholm protesting against slavery in Libya.

Sweden: 'Torture, rape and slavery in Libya must stop'

Eritrea

Eritrean diaspora stages protest in the Swedish capital

Hundreds of Eritreans gather in Stockholm to protest against arrest of teachers and the director of an Islamic school.

Eritrean diaspora stages protest in the Swedish capital

FGM in Africa

Why should we care about FGM?

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.

Why should we care about FGM?

Health

Animation: The fly catchers fighting river blindness

Meet the Ugandan men eliminating river blindness one fly at a time.

Animation: The fly catchers fighting river blindness

FGM in Africa

How to stop FGM: A lesson from Senegal

In Senegal, rappers, activists, and members of the communities where it happens are uniting to stop the cut.

How to stop FGM: A lesson from Senegal

FGM in Africa

Senegal's anti-FGM campaigner: 'My child won't be cut'

Activists in the W African country raise awareness among children and adults about risks of centuries-old tradition.

Senegal's anti-FGM campaigner: 'My child won't be cut'

Sweden

Congenital heart defect - Inside Noor's broken heart

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

Congenital heart defect - Inside Noor's broken heart

Refugees

XOV interview: The success story of a refugee in Sweden

From fighting neo-Nazis in Stockholm, to being featured in the Hunger Games soundtrack and helping refugees in Lesbos.

XOV interview: The success story of a refugee in Sweden

Arts & Culture

African American Broadway classic comes to Sweden

A Raisin in the Sun makes history with an almost entirely black cast and raises questions about race in Sweden.

African American Broadway classic comes to Sweden

Sweden

Somali children's magazine launched in Sweden

In effort to foster integration, Carruurteenna will feature role models and traditional Somali stories.

Somali children's magazine launched in Sweden

International Women's Day

Sudan's midwives take on female genital mutilation

A school for midwives in the eastern part of the country is educating women and girls to play a role in eradicating FGM.

  Sudan's midwives take on female genital mutilation

International Women's Day

Sweden's 'hijabista': Selling Muslim fashion

Swedish fashion designer Iman Aldebe is leading a modest fashion revolution.

Sweden's 'hijabista': Selling Muslim fashion