Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics
The Dahlia Project is a specialist service for women who have undergone FGM. The Project aims to provide a safe space for women and girls to unpack the effects of FGM. It offers a support group or one to one counselling for survivors of FGM, ensuring a safe and non-judgemental environment for all women.
Guest blog by Nigeen Dara. A new blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Nigeen who campaigns against FGM and raises awareness of this as an issue for women from the Middle East and especially Kurdistan. In this blog she tells the story of a young Kurdish woman who is a survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM).
Last night 28 Too Many was announced as Advertiser of the Year at the Clio Awards its provocative anti-female genital mutilation (FGM)* campaign, “It Happens Here", with Ogilvy & Mather London.
Guest blog by Helena Sharpstone. 28 Too Many ambassador Helena Sharpstone blogs about why she has decided to celebrate her upcoming birthday by helping others.
Guest blog by Noa Marson. 28 Too Many Youth Ambassador Noa Marson and her friend Laura Lewis recently cycled around London wearing animal costumes to raise money to help end FGM. read their blog about an unusual day!
Guest blog by Hannah Cotton. 17 year old Hannah Cotton recently completed a project on FGM and is now sharing her newly acquired knowledge to help end the practice and protect other girls from being cut.
Guest blog by Tamsyn Radmall. Student Tamsyn reflecting on what she has learnt about FGM during her summer placement with 28 Too Many.
Guest blog by Nigeen Dara. A new blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Nigeen Dara highlights FGM in the Middle East. As we get better information about FGM in different countries we must ensure that action is taken wherever FGM is found to be taking place and that those working to stop the practice are supported.
Last night the 28 Too Many team were delighted to attend the gala premiere of WARRIORS, a documentary that follows the progress of the Maasai Cricket Warriors, our partners in an anti-FGM programme in Kenya.