Efua Dorkenoo, OBE is a Ghanaian campaigner against female genital mutilation (FGM). She was one of the founders in 1983 of the Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development (FORWARD), a British charity that supports women who have experienced FGM. Dorkenoo is the author of Cutting the Rose: Female Genital Mutilation (1996). She is currently Advocacy Director of the FGM Programme for Equality Now, an international human rights organisation.
- Equality Now home page
- African Review of Books on "Cutting the Rose"
- FORWARD home page
- Efua Dorkenoo and others addressing the issue at the Scottish Parliament in 2004
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