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Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics

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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Guest blog by Nigeen Dara. A new blog by medical student Nigeen Dara to mark the UN International Day for Zero Tolerance to FGM.


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A quarterly update from Executive Director Ann-Marie WilsonThe end of 2015 involved a flurry of activity. Apart from our awareness training in the UK,covering several hundred attendees in Glasgow with Bishop Gregor Duncan and the Mother’s Union in London, we met with the Department for International Development (DfID) to talk about anti FGM engagement.


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Guest blog by Jacqueline Hoover. A blog by 28 Too Many Trustee Jacqueline Hoover on the Fifth Dropping the Knife ceremony in The Gambia hosted by anti-FGM organisation GAMCOTRAP.


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Guest blog by Jacqueline Hoover. 28 Too Many Trustee Jacqueline Hoover reports on the Youth Forum on FGM organised by Kids Come First Foundation and held in Wellingara, The Gambia on 28 - 29 November 2015.


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3 out of 4 girls and women in Burkina Faso have experienced female genital mutilation (FGM) but new research indicates that attitudes are changing.


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FGM and Initiation Rites

9 December 2015

Guest blog by Sarajane Rodgers. In her new blog psychology student Sarajane Rodgers explores the impact of FGM on survivors.


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The police must better understand honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation in order to provide victims with the best possible service and encourage those affected to come forward, a report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) found today.


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