Common Ground with Nimco Ali

Common Ground with Nimco Ali

By LBC

Nimco Ali is a leading campaigner, activist and writer, as well as an independent government advisor on tackling violence against women and girls. Each week Nimco will speak to commentators, celebrities and politicians as they aim to find common ground on the issues that matter to them both. Nimco is also CEO and founder of The Five Foundation, the global partnership to end female genital mutilation (FGM). In 2010, she co-founded Daughters of Eve, a non-profit organisation which works to protect girls and young women who are at risk from FGM. Follow Nimco on Twitter: @NimkoAli

Episodes

4. Tinie Tempah

Nimco is joined by Tinie Tempah this week. It's the first in a two-part podcast with the rapper where he discusses removing gender classification when it comes to jewellery. The rapper also chats about race and identity with Nimco. They voice their concerns about how they ensure their culture for future generations is kept alive.
14/04/2115m 50s

3. David Baddiel

Please note there is language in this recording that listeners may find offensive. This week Nimco is joined by author and comedian David Baddiel. David discusses his latest book Jews Don't Count. In this recording David states this book doesn't provide a roadmap to end anti-Semitism but instead allows us to continue the conversation surrounding racism and discrimination. Both Nimco and David discuss how politics over the past few years in particular, has got us talking about anti-Semitism more.
08/04/2136m 19s

2. Jordan Stephens

Please note there is swearing in this episode Singer, artist and author Jordan Stephens joins Nimco this week. Listen as they discuss issues surrounding the race report and what it meant to be a year 7 boy being pressured and bullied by girls. Also find out why he thinks politicians aren't engaging enough with 'real people'.
01/04/211h 1m

1. Priti Patel

Home Secretary Priti Patel joins Nimco in the first episode of this brand new podcast with LBC. Listen to their conversation as they cover common ground on the work they have been doing to end violence against women and girls. Priti Patel also, reflects on her life growing up and being encouraged to stand on her own two feet. She talks about life in Parliament and what it means to be a woman of colour to be lectured about racism. Episode 1 had been recorded before the sad death of Sarah Everard.
24/03/2133m 47s

Coming Soon - Common Ground with Nimco Ali

Nimco Ali is a leading campaigner, activist and writer, as well as an independent government advisor on tackling violence against women and girls. Each week Nimco will speak to commentators, celebrities and politicians as they aim to find common ground on the issues that matter to them both. Guests include Home Secretary, Priti Patel, artist and mental health campaigner Jordan Stephens, as well as comedian and novelist David Baddiel. Nimco is also CEO and founder of The Five Foundation, the global partnership to end female genital mutilation (FGM). In 2010, she co-founded Daughters of Eve, a non-profit organisation which works to protect girls and young women who are at risk from FGM. Follow Nimco on Twitter: @NimkoAli
19/03/2131s
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