In this radio drama, two Somali teenagers, Muna and Iqra, go to the same school in South London. They are from the same place but they are strangers; strangers who share a secret embedded in their culture - both were victims of FGM.
This manual is meant for training program managers to promote the abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It has been designed under a joint program of the United Nations Population Fund and the United Nations Children’s Fund.
Published by the Ministry of Health, the National Plan of Action describes the sensitive and responsive interventions and strategies for achieving the goal of reducing the number of girls, women and families that will be affected by female genital mutilation over 20 years.
This poster was designed to spread the word that FGM is illegal in the UK. The poster says that it is also an offence for UK nationals or permanent UK residents to carry out FGM abroad or to assist the carrying out of FGM abroad.
Saath-Saath Project (SSP), funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided HIV prevention, care, support and treatment services along with family planning (FP) services, referral and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and mitigation services through its outreach activities and expanded integrated health services
This pamphlets explains that FGM is not an Islamic practice or requirement. It states that there is no reference to it in the Koran, nor is there any authentic reference in the Sunnah, the sayings or traditions of Mohammed. It goes on to list the many dangers of FGM, and also provides resources for more information and for support.
ForwardUK works in the UK, Europe and Africa to safeguard girls at risk of FGM and support women affected. They do this through direct community engagement, advocacy and strategic partnerships. These videos were produced as part of ForwardUK's projects:
An estimated 18% of FGM/C cases are being performed by professionally trained health workers. This number has risen due to the widespread growth of knowledge about the possible health problems associated with FGM/C.
This global strategy against medicalization of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been developed in collaboration with key stakeholders, including UN organizations and health-care professional bodies, national governments and NGOs.
This video follows a young mother and her daughter. The daughter is clearly carrying a heavy backpack, accompanying the mother on her shopping. When they get home, the mother realizes how heavy the child's backpack is, and recalls her daughter complaining often about how hard it is to carry it around.