Blog posts from our network of grassroots activists and research academics
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.
Guest blog by Karen Walkden. 28 Too Many Trustee Karen Walkden reviews the recent conference hosted by the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology’s Faculty for Sexual Health and HIV held an event for clinicians and others working with women impacted by FGM.
Blog by Dr Ann-Marie Wilson. A report on a week of meetings and hopeful discussions on ending FGM in Mali as Ann-Marie and Tina conclude their month in West Africa.
Blog by Ann-Marie Wilson and Tina Bellamy. A new blog from Ann-Marie and Tina as they continue their visit to West Africa with a colourful and rewarding 8 days in Senegal.
Released for the Day of the African Child 2015, a new country profile on FGM in Senegal by 28 Too Many reports that an estimated 25.7% of girls and women (aged 14-59) have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) and this figure has not changed significantly over the past ten years.
Blog by Ann-Marie Wilson and Tina Bellamy. A blog on a busy 8 days in The Gambia, meeting anti-FGM campaigners, sharing our research on FGM and learning how we can support local efforts to stop FGM.
Guest blog by Sarasvathi Arulampalam. 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.
Guest blog by Nigeen Dara. Despite predating Islam and Christianity many people believe FGM to be a religious practice. In her latest blog 28 Too Many volunteer Nigeen Dara investigates the Islamic view on FGM to increase understanding and challenge harmful misconceptions about the practice.