2013


Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics

As we all return from our summer holidays, our latest blog is a round up of the last four months at 28 Too Many from Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson.
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Questions about FGM

28 August 2013

Blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Alison Glennie. Following a recent talk on FGM at a Galactic Orchids meeting, 28 Too Many communications volunteers interviews Ann-Marie Wilson about the talk and asks some of the challenging questions about FGM.


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A blog by 28 Too Many Operations Co-ordinator Louise Robertson on Flight for Every Mother - an exciting and challenging journey across Africa by Obstetrician Dr Sophia Wesbter. Flying a small plane, Sophia will be visiting 25 African countries delivering medical supplies and training to improve maternal health and to tackle issues like FGM, early marriage and lack of basic medical support which can save thousands of lives each year.
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An update from the House of Lords on the UK Home Office's pilot scheme of a Statement Opposing Female Genital Mutilation leaflet following a written question from Baroness Cox


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Blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Vivien Cohen. Our latest guest blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Vivien Cohen is an interview with Ann-Marie Wilson on 28 Too Many's achievements over the last year and what is coming up next.


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Guest blog by Amanda Epe. Amanda Epe, one of 28 Too Many's Health Education Volunteers, reflecting on the role of midwives and other professionals and how they can help safeguard girls from FGM.


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Guest blog by a 28 Too Many volunteer. A new blog by one of our team of volunteer campaigners on the summer "cutting season", when the risk of FGM dramatically rises for young girls during the long schools holidays.


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FGM in Uganda

16 July 2013

Blog by Johanna Waritay, 28 Too Many Research Coordinator. A blog by Johanna Waritay about our new country profile on FGM in Uganda. Although the overall rate of FGM is low in Uganda the practice is still deeply entrenched in some areas and there are still many challenges to overcome before FGM is eradicated in Uganda.


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A new report on FGM in Uganda by 28 Too Many published on Monday 15th July finds that Uganda has a low rate of FGM compared to many African countries but faces a tough battle to eradicate the practice.


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A guest blog by Tallulah Staple, a student in London, about how she was inspired to research FGM and raise awareness via a podcast.


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