Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics
Guest blog by Nia Dowd. Earlier this year Nia Dowd took on a personal endurance challenge to complete 12 hours non-stop pedalling on a spin bike to help end FGM. In this blog she tells her story and hopes to inspire more people to take action.
A blog by Ann-Marie Wilson. It has been a very busy start to 2015 for 28 Too Many’s Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson with two separate trips to Kenya and a week in the Middle East. Before taking a few days well deserved rest over the Easter weekend, she reflects on the progress in Kenya where FGM has been reduced from 38 to 28 per cent in 10 years, but still there is more to do.
Guest blog by Stephen Williams, a friend of Ann-Marie Wilson and supporter of 28 Too Many and our work to end this harmful practice. In his blog Stephen explains why he cares about this issue and believes other men need to stand against FGM.
A guest blog by 28 Too Many Youth Ambassador Noa Marson on the WOW Festival which took place in London 1st to 8th March.
As we approach International Women's Day 2015, 28 Too Many release new research on FGM in The Gambia where 3 out of every 4 girls undergo FGM.
A blog by Esther Njenga. 28 Too Many's Africa Coordinator Esther Njenga shares her reflections on an amazing week in Laikipia Kenya, working alongside the Maasai Cricket Warriors and Cricket Without Boundaries to pioneer a new approach to tackling FGM.
28 Too Many is delighted to receive new funding from the Department of Communities and Local Government to develop new training for faith leaders and community workers so that they can take action against FGM.
Guest blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Asha Chadeesingh on our recent evening at the London School of Economics (LSE) talking to students about our work to end FGM.
Guest blog by Sarajane Rodgers. A new blog for V-Day by 28 Too Many supporter Sarajane Rodgers highlighting the importance of the V-Day campaign to end violence against women and girls.
As we celebrate the International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM 2015 we are pleased to share details of our exciting new project in Kenya. Working with partners the Maasai Cricket Warriors and Cricket Without Boundaries our project team will deliver a special programme which uses cricket as the vehicle to work with local communities, empower young people and deliver important health and anti-FGM education.