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PEER Research

“Do not hide yourselves, you are not cursed”: A PEER Study on Obstetric Fistula, Mpwapwa, Dodoma, Tanzania (FORWARD and UTU Mwanamke, December 2014) An executive summary of the research is also available to read in Swahili.

“No girl should be a child bride”: Taking Action to End Child Marriage in Lay Amachiho District, Amhara Region, Ethiopia (FORWARD and ProFutures Development Initiative, July 2014)

‘I used to cry a lot every night': Voices of Women with Obstetric Fistula in Bo, Sierra Leone (FORWARD and Haikal Foundation, April 2014)

In Their Own Words: Girls from Liberia on Sexuality, Pregnancy and Services (FORWARD and Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia, 2012)

Voices of Child Brides and Child Mothers in Tanzania: A PEER Report on Child Marriage (FORWARD and Children’s Dignity Forum, 2010)

Women’s Experiences, Perceptions and Attitudes of Female Genital Mutilation: Bristol PEER Study (FORWARD, January 2010)

FGM and Religion

FGM & Islam Leaflet (FORWARD, Muslim Council of Britain, Muslim Spiritual Care Provision in the NHS, 2014)

Resources for Professionals 

Responding to FGM – A Guide for Key Professionals (FORWARD and CHANGE, 2014)

Resources for Young People

Female Genital Mutilation – Frequently Asked Questions: A Campaigner’s Guide for Young People  (FORWARD, 2012)

Femle Genital Mutilation: Information, Services and Support Guide (FORWARD, 2013)

16 ways to help end FGM (FORWARD, 2013)