Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics
Declarations signed by over 350 UK faith leaders were presented to the UK Government at the Girl Summit in London on 22nd July 2014. The declarations make clear that female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage (FM) are not religious requirements and that no faith supports these harmful practices.
The first Girl Summit is being held in London on 22nd July and aims to create a world where FGM and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) are no longer practised. 28 Too Many supports this ground breaking events and will be taking part in the Summit and a number of supporting events.
Charity 28 Too Many will ask leaders within the Church of England attending General Synod in York, on Saturday 12th July, to ensure that The Church strengthens its opposition to the harmful traditional practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).
The IAC Executive Board has agreed 28Toomany as an affiliate member of the Inter-African Committee (IAC).
The IAC is an African regional umbrella body that has been working on policy programmes and actions to stop FGM in the African Region for the last 28 years.
A new report on FGM is published today by the Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons “Female genital mutilation: the case for a national action plan”. The Committee recommends the immediate implementation of a national action plan and specific steps to respond to the growing crisis on FGM in UK.
A blog on the Premier Lecture by Siobhan Crawford. 28 Too Many Trustee Siobhan Crawford attended the third annual Premier Lecture with the Right Honourable Lord (Paul) Boateng on Tuesday 10th June. Here is her account of an inspiring evening
Guest blog by Kabete Benard. Kabete Benard provides an insight into community development work in Pokot County in Kenya where FGM is still widely practised.