Sandra was born in South Africa, and is now the Lead Nurse for Integrated Sexual Health at Whipps Cross and Newham University hospitals. She firmly believes that contraception and sexual health are key to giving women the freedom to pursue their ambitions. 1000women spoke to
Dr. Momoh is a Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) public health specialist and campaigner for the abolition of FGM. She is of Nigerian descent and runs her own FGM clinic, The African Well Woman’s Clinic in London. She was awarded an MBE for services to women’s healthcare in
Joy, of Nigerian descent, is a creative producer and writer, who works in both films and plays.
As a young girl growing up in Nigeria, the way my parents broached the subject of relationships with members of the opposite sex evolved something like this:
Age 13: Avoid