If you are informed by a girl under 18 that an act of FGM has been carried out on her; or observe physical signs which appear to show that an act of FGM has been carried out on a girl under 18. Regulated professionals in England & Wales must report it to the Police under the Mandatory Duty using the 101 non-emergency number.


17th December 2020

Preventing and Responding to FGM in Emergency and Humanitarian Contexts

Between October and November, 76 experts from 44 organisations in 31 countries and from 5 world regions gathered online to participate in multiple virtual stakeholder dialogue sessions in the run up to the FGM Donors Working Group meeting on 16-17 November. https://www.endfgm.eu/news-en-events/news/online-dialogue-on-preventing-and-responding-to-fgm-in-emergency-and-humanitarian-contexts/

9th November 2020

The battle to bring Kenya’s warrior children back to school – a photo essay

Shortly after sunrise, three boys step off their motorcycle, pat the dust off their checkered shuka cloths, and enter their family’s boma – an enclosure built from thorny acacia branches in eastern Samburu. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/nov/09/kenya-warrior-children-back-to-school-photo-essay

9th October 2020

Nimco Ali calls for frank discussion on violence against women in UK

The UK needs a frank conversation about the fear of male violence that women live with every day, according to the government’s new adviser on violence against women and girls. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/09/nimco-ali-calls-frank-discussion-violence-against-women-uk