Hibo Wardere is a teaching assistant at Mission Grove Primary school in Buxton Road, Walthamstow. 

Mrs Wardere was a victim of female genital mutilation (FGM) at the age of seven and moved from Mogadishu, Somalia, to the UK 25 years ago. 

She is speaking out about the affects of FGM and is calling on the issue to be discussed at secondary school level.