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FORWARD Is Recruiting news

FORWARD Is Recruiting

(Originally published: 2019)

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VERVE Think Tank with FORWARD event

VERVE Think Tank with FORWARD

VERVE Think Tanks (VTT) create forums and occasions to facilitate safe and comfortable moderated discussions on gender equality themes. We share what inspires us, what we are passionate about, what enrages us and what we want/can and will do about it.

Recruiting Volunteers from African Migrant Communities news

Recruiting Volunteers from African Migrant Communities

(Originally published: 2019)

FORWARD the UK’s leading African led organisation working to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and other forms of violence against African women and girls, is recruiting community volunteers (women and men) for our new European project which aims to improve the prevention, protection and support of migrant women affected by these issues.

Press Release: FGM Prosecution Highlights Major Gaps in Safeguarding Girls from the UK news

Press Release: FGM Prosecution Highlights Major Gaps in Safeguarding Girls from the UK

(Originally published: 2019)

In light of today’s news that the mother of a three-year-old girl has become the first person in the UK to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM), FORWARD, a London based African women’s organisation, raises concerns and is surprised that there seems to be general rejoicing that a successful prosecution on FGM has finally happened in the UK