The True Story of Ghati & Rhobi
Written & Directed by Ruth Beni
Produced by Ruth Beni & Naomi Reid
Production Partners: FORWARD
‘The True Story of Ghati and Rhobi’ is a five minute animated film aimed at raising awareness about female genital mutilation (FGM) in Africa. It tells the inspirational story of two girls (Ghati and Rhobi) resisting their community’s practice of FGM.
They show courage by saying no to a practice that they heard is painful and that some girls die from.
The Swahili version of the film has been shown extensively in Africa and has achieved over 450,000 hits on YouTube