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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.

Annual Report 2017-18 news

Annual Report 2017-18

(Originally published: 2018)

Annual Report 2017-2018: Driving Social Change: Communicating Our Message Creatively

FORWARD’s FGM School’s Programme – Video news

FORWARD’s FGM School’s Programme – Video

(Originally published: 2018)

FORWARD’s multi-award-winning Schools Programme offers a comprehensive and wide range of services for schools. All of our schools services are delivered in a sensitive and age appropriate way by experienced FORWARD facilitators. Our schools services are flexible and tailored to meet the needs of each school and target audience

Remembering Our Founder: Efua Dorkenoo OBE news

Remembering Our Founder: Efua Dorkenoo OBE

(Originally published: 2018)

Today we remember and honour our Founder the great Efua Dorkenoo OBE 06/09/1949-18/10/2014. You are missed by us all and we continue to fight for African girls and women’s rights in your memory.

Comment: BBC Newsnight Delays in FGM Investigations news

Comment: BBC Newsnight Delays in FGM Investigations

(Originally published: 2017)

FORWARD was featured on BBC Newsnight on the 5th September in a programme which investigated female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK. FORWARD’s Head of UK Programmes and Operations, Toks Okeniyi was interviewed about the delays in investigations of FGM cases. FORWARD wishes to expand further on our experiences and perspective on the current investigation process for FGM Protection Orders and the impact it has on girls and their families.