This book follows the true story of Fadumo Korn, a Somali girl from a nomad tribe. The core of this book is about female genital mutilation. It's a difficult book to read because there are a few graphic scenes in relation to FGM. The book talks about how FGM has changed her life and all the harmful side effects that have followed her in life.
The author describes her life, from her childhood living with a nomadic tribe in Somalia to her position as a spokesperson against female genital mutiliation.