21 December 2015

Dropping the Knife in The Gambia

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.

17 December 2015

Kids Come First Youth Forum on FGM

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.

10 December 2015

Will the new government in Burkina Faso bring a better future for its girls?

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

9 December 2015

FGM and Initiation Rites

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

8 December 2015

The depths of dishonour: Hidden voices and shameful crimes

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.

1 December 2015

Update from 28 Too Many Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson - November 2015

A quarterly update from Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson. We were delighted to partner with Ogilvy and Mather, a leading advertising agency, to roll out a European poster campaign informing the general population about FGM. The “It Happens Here” campaign featured posters of six European flags (UK, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Scotland and Italy) across billboards, university campuses,and the media.

17 November 2015

The Corridor of Opportunity

Guest blog by Julia Farman. Julia from Cricket Without Boundaries writes about how sport has the power to engage and empower girls and women.

14 November 2015

Dahlia Project support for FGM survivors

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.

14 November 2015

Warriors film London premiere

A blog by Noa Marson, youth ambassador for 28 Too Many writes about an inspiring evening at the Warriors film premiere and special Q&A session held in London on 13th November.

10 November 2015

FGM: A Kurdish Woman's Ordeal

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).

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