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With a heart for the marginalised and lost, our founder – Ann-Marie Wilson – first witnessed Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and obstructed labour in West Darfur in 2005.

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FGM Blog

FGM in Kurdistan: An Ancient Ritual - blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Nigeen Akram 28 Too Many volunteer Nigeen Akram blogs about the brave women of Kurdistan battling to protect their homeland from extremist forces and also for women's rights and to end harmful practices like FGM. On a recent trip to Kurdistan Nigeen met FGM survivors and in this blogs she tells the story of one women who underwent the practice but has vowed to break the cycle and end FGM in her family to protect her daughters.
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Ann-Marie Wilson receives a British Citizen Award

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In recognition of her work researching and campaigning against female genital mutilation (FGM), 28 Too Many Founder and Executive Director Dr Ann-Marie Wilson has been awarded a British Citizen Award. Ann-Marie is one of 28 people chosen from hundreds of nominations to receive the new awards, celebrating the selfless and often vital work they do for others. Each of them was presented with a medal at a ceremony in Westminster on 29th January.

Will Ebola help or hinder the fight against FGM in Liberia?

FGM in Liberia

28 Too Many's new research, Country Profile: FGM in Liberia shows that approximately half of girls and women in Liberia undergo FGM. Despite a ban on the practice since September due to the Ebola outbreak, there are reports that some FGM is continuing. This new report details the situation relating to FGM in Liberia and makes recommendations on actions necessary to end the practice.

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