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Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics

Guest blog by Chris O'Hanlon. Hoping to inspire more men to join the fight against FGM, 28 Too Many volunteer Chris O'Hanlon tells the story of why he is committed to help end this harmful practice.


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End FGM Everywhere

29 April 2015

28 Too Many’s powerful new campaign highlights that female genital mutilation (FGM) doesn’t only happen in far away places. Each year three million girls are at risk of FGM and we all need to take action to end FGM everywhere.


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A guest blog by 28 Too Many Trustee Karen Walkden highlighting what each of the main political parties standing in the UK General Election has put in their manifesto's regarding tacking FGM and VAWG.


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Spinning to change lives

14 April 2015

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.


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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.


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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.


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A guest blog by 28 Too Many Youth Ambassador Noa Marson on the WOW Festival which took place in London 1st to 8th March.


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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. 


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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.


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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.


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