An artist became an activist – Interview with Gavin Weston

We Talk Women interview our very own, Gavin Weston.Gavin Weston

Gavin Weston is the author of Harmattan – set in Niger, West Africa – which chronicles the early years of Haoua, a child bride growing up in the fictional village of Wadata. Weston was a volunteer with the American NGO Africare in the eighties and, since 2011, has been an ambassador for FORWARD, a London-based NGO campaigning to end child marriage and FGM. He is a practising visual artist, a lecturer and a former Writer-in-Residence at one of Northern Ireland’s top security prisons.

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