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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

FORWARD Christmas Newsletter news

FORWARD Christmas Newsletter

(Originally published: 2018)

We at FORWARD would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the support you have shown us in 2018 and to share with you some highlights from 2018 and also ask for your help this Christmas with fundraising to support child brides in Ethiopia, read more by clicking here.