Violence against women and girls - Forward

Violence against women and girls - Forward

We are determined in our mission to end female genital mutilation, child marriage, and wider issues of violence against African women and girls.

We remain unafraid to tackle these issues head on. We safeguard the rights and dignity of women and girls and support those living with the consequences. We amplify their voices, enabling them to drive change in their communities.

Our approach to achieve long-lasting change is based on knowledge shared by affected African women and girls, as well as individuals and organisations serving their communities. As trusted thought leaders, we actively share our learnings with our partners, networks and supporters.

Together, we can achieve our goal to eliminate harmful practices and protect African women and girls – faster.

Did you know- Our Founder Efua Dorkenoo OBE was at the forefront of the campaign for FGM to be recognised as a global human rights violation by the United Nations, and a prosecutable offence in the UK?

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