Annual Report 2017-2018: Driving Social Change: Communicating Our Message Creatively
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
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.
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FORWARD, a London based African women’s organisation, is outraged and deeply saddened that 50 girls have been hospitalised after being subjected to ‘botched’ female genital mutilation in Kaya, in Burkina Faso (West Africa).
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.
This blog post was written by Nki Nafisa, from TuWezeshe Akina Dada leading partner, FORWARD.