Ntiai Eembe Koko is sung in Maasai meaning “Drop the razor blade, old lady,” the song is being launched by FORWARD’s Musicians Unite to End FGM (MUTEFGM) project.
To mark International Women's Day on 8th March 2018, FORWARD's Musicians Unite to End FGM (MUTEFGM) project in collaboration with Black History Studies presented The Power of Music: Artists Using Conversation and Music for Social Change at Hackney Attic, London.
Organised by FORWARD with the support of The Girl Generation, the 2017 edition of the African Diaspora Women’s Forum was an intimate conversation between three generations of African women on how cultural and social norms shape African women’s sexuality.
FORWARD’s Musicians Unite to End Female Genital Mutilation (MUTEFGM) presents the Corey Harris Band at Nells Jazz and Blues on 10th March 2018.
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence 2016, FORWARD is releasing this powerful new short film. Hear from some amazing anti-FGM activists, school professionals and community champions about the impact of FORWARD's work over the past 30 years. FORWARD works on female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and maternal health both in the UK, Europe and in Africa.
FORWARD's Musicians Unite to End FGM held a concert at London's Rich Mix on 29th September 2016. Featuring Mas Law, Poetic Pilgrimage, DJ Oneness Sankara and Dobet Gnahore.
FORWARD works on girls and women's rights in Tanzania. From one of our partnership projects with child mothers (with Children's Dignity Forum): the young women in this video have all endured child marriage, FGM and/or forced teenage pregnancy. Here they tell their own stories in their own words.
Learn the choreography to our flashmob which is taking place on Tuesday 25th November at 7pm.
'The True Story of Ghati and Rhobi' is a five minute animated film aimed at raising awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM). It tells the inspirational story of two girls (Ghati and Rhobi) resisting their community’s practice of FGM. They show courage by saying no to a practice that they heard would be painful and that some girls die from. With the help of community elders, they change the way their community treats a girl’s transition into womanhood by ending the practice.
'My Body My Rules' is a three minute animated film aimed at raising awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) amongst primary school aged children in the UK. Developed by FORWARD and Animage Films.
'Needlecraft' is a three minute animated film aimed at raising awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK. Developed by FORWARD and Animage Films with support from the End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign
Trailer of video about FORWARD's work with women in communities affected by FGM