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Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics

Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. In a recent The Guardian article, 28 Too Many’s researcher Gemma Locke suggests that ending female genital mutilation in Mali must be a Malian-led initiative. She said: “It has to be Malian to Malian, that has to be within the community, within the family, and beyond… ownership has to be with indigenous people, because if it’s not owned, it won’t keep. It’s not going to be sustainable.” 


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Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. An update on recent news, events and progress in the global movement to end FGM by 28 Too Many volunteer Anna Sørensen. Former midwife Kubra Magennis and a mother of two from the Dawoodi Bohra community have each been sentenced to 15 months in prison. They were found guilty in November of carrying out female genital mutilation on the two daughters of the unnamed mother.


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Guest blog by Andrew Mendy. The recent developments in the fight against FGM in The Gambia have been very encouraging. A guest blog by campaigner Andrew Mendy reflecting on progress in the fight against FGM in The Gambia and what further action is needed. 


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Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. An update on some of this week's news and events in the campaign to end FGM by 28 Too Many volunteer Anna Sørensen. 

“When I learned the truth about the danger, lifelong health complications, the pain women go through having the practice done, and even death, I realised I couldn’t let this happen to another girl again.”
- Gift Augustine


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Ending FGM in Kenya

7 March 2016

Guest Blog by Margaret Gati. A special blog for International Women's Day 2016 from 28 Too Many volunteer Margaret Gati about FGM in Kenya and the progress towards ending it.


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Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. An update on some of this week's news and events in the campaign to end FGM by 28 Too Many volunteer Anna Sørensen.


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Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. The latest campaign news from 28 Too Many and updates on progress to end FGM by our regular blogger Anna Sørensen.


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Education not mutilation

19 February 2016

Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. An update on some of this week's news and events in the campaign to end FGM by 28 Too Many volunteer Anna Sørensen.


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Worldwide action against FGM

12 February 2016

Campaign update by Anna Sørensen. The first in a series of blogs 28 Too Many volunteer Anna Sørensen. Studying journalism at Goldsmiths College, University of London, Anna will be reporting on progress in the campaign to end FGM in the UK and internationally. This week she highlights the work across the globe for International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM.


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As we mark the United Nations International Day for Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 2016 learn more about FGM and what you can do to be part of the global movement against this harmful practice. Together we can be the generation that ends FGM.


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