Beyond FGM are Hiring

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Great news we have two positions currently available Program Coordinator and Account and Administration Officer Please click on the Job description link below for all details. Closing date is 25th November Job description final

Update

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Apologies as the last post wasn’t published and Domtila came to UK to receive her well deserved from HM Queen Elizabeth. We held a most successful training with Traditional Birth Attendants in Muino in September, just gone.  This followed on from earlier sensitisation on Feb 6th this year, i.e. Zero Tolerance to FGM day (see… Read more »

Queen’s Young leadership Award

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Looking forward to our very own Domtila Chesang who will be visiting UK this month to receive this prestigious award from her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in recognition of her relentless work in the fight against FGM in Pokot and beyond. Watch this space for news and pictures. Thanks as ever for interest and support. Cath… Read more »

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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Today is International Women’s Day. A chance to raise awareness of the continued daily struggles faced by women and girls across the globe. FGM is one of the most brutal and physical manifestations of violence against women, and is recognised by the UN to be concentrated in a band of 30 countries across North and… Read more »

Muino, Pokot on World Zero Tolerance to FGM Day

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A few pictures from the event hosted by Beyond FGM and Kepsteno Rotwo earlier this month           As you can see, the event was a great success and well attended. But the fight against FGM is all year round: DON’T FORGET OUR BUY A BRICK CAMPAIGN IS STILL RUNNING AND IN NEED OF… Read more »

FGM in England… and Wales?

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Part of the Government response to FGM, under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003, is the Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order (FGMPO). Since the introduction of the FGMPO in 2015, as part of a broader legal response to FGM, there has been a relatively low uptake in the number of orders granted. In the first three months of… Read more »

Working with Traditional Birth Attendants

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A two day workshop earlier this week focused on the dangers of FGM, and Forced or Early Marriage, for girls and women; particularly when it comes to childbirth. There was a very positive response, with many of the Traditional Birth Attendants keen for further involvement of Beyond FGM in their home villages. There was even… Read more »

Mambolea’s Song

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Our friend and brother Mambolea has created this heartfelt song, really worth a watch: The fight against FGM is for everyone in society, not just the women who are suffering or are at risk. We all have a part to play