With racial diversity on the runway an ongoing issue -- women of color continue to be overwhelmingly underrepresented -- we've recently been thinking about the legacy of fashion icon Waris Dirie.
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Desert Flowerschronicles the story of a young Somali girl who made the journey from the harsh conditions as a desert nomad to unexpected success as a fashion model and activist.
Does that mean that most of the spirited young woman demonstrators and bloggers we have seen on TV have lost control over their bodies? Or do they belong to the lucky 10 percent?
From the Somali desert to the world's catwalks, Waris Dirie's story is dramatized in the movie Desert Flower, a story which I hope will impel you to take action.
Today is International Women's Day. March 8 is set aside to commemorate the achievements of women in politics, science and social change.
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Police on Friday found Waris Dirie, three days after the Somali-born model who launched a worldwide campaign against female ...
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