Category : Violence against women


Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics

The consequences of FGM on the health, both physical and psychological, are tremendous. There is a need for health care, concentrated assistance to repatriate the dangerous impact, and also, in many communities, a desperate need to help the women stand on their own feet if they choose to escape the dangerous treatment.
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The consequences of FGM on the health, both physical and psychological, are tremendous. There is a need for health care, concentrated assistance to repatriate the dangerous impact, and also, in many communities, a desperate need to help the women stand on their own feet if they choose to escape the dangerous treatment.


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One year on from the End Sexual Violence in Conflict Global Summit, law student Sarasvathi Arulampalam reflects on what was achieved and why we must continue to prioritise this issue.
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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.
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28 Too Many Trustee Anya Stern took part in the Million Women Rise march in central London on International Women's Day 2014 and writes about her inspiring afternoon.
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On Monday 11 November, a new campaign called ‘Rewind & Reframe was launched. The campaign sees women denouncing sexism and racism in many music videos and urging the media, music industry and the Government to address it. 28 Too Many volunteer Atiyah Wazir attended the launch event and reports on some timely topics.
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Inspired by a recent event led by UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Rashida Manjoo, and guest speaker Marai Larasi from EVAW and Imkaan, 28 Too many volunteer Ruth Samuels explores why governments should be taking more action against gender based violence.
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The launch of the ‘Look Again’ photo exhibition took place on Thursday 24 October at the Salvation Army’s International Headquarters in London. The exhibition was organised by Restored, an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women. 28 Too Many Executive Director, Ann-Marie Wilson and research volunteers, Lisa and Ruth, were all delighted to attend the launch and shares ideas and stories with others campaigning to end violence against women and girls.
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28 Too Many volunteer Lilli Loveday takes a look at the shocking levels of violence against women and girls in India after attending a UN Women talk and hearing the work of the ICS programme in India which provides volunteer opportunities for young people on development projects.
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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is defined by World Health Organisation (WHO) as all procedures that intentionally alter and ncause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. It is performed on young females with the purpose of protecting their virginity until marriage. FGM is recognised internationally as a violation of human rights of girls
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