Giselle Portenier is a Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker who consistently focuses on human rights issues around the world, especially the human rights of children and women. Her ground-breaking films have shown globally and have received numerous prestigious accolades, including two Peabody Awards. More importantly, they have helped change minds, hearts and laws. Honour Killings in Pakistan, Child slavery in Africa, Female Infanticide in India, and Sex Slavery in Thailand are among the tough topics Portenier tackled while based in London for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC.). She is now an independent filmmaker living in Vancouver and continues to be passionate about human rights. She is determined to turn her new documentary, In The Name Of Your Daughter, about the most courageous girls in the world running away from mutilation, into a powerful tool for change.