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Why is Flimsymoon supporting 28 Too Many's work to end FGM? Guest blog by Phoebe Waller

General FGM

A guest blog by Phoebe Waller on why new luxury lingerie label Flimsymoon has chosen to donate some of the proceeds from its Kickstarter fundraising campaign to help 28 Too Many's work to end FGM.

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The Girl Summit looked to a better future but what about girls facing FGM this summer? Blog by 28 Too Many Volunteer Shirelle Salem

General FGM

The recent Girl Summit on female genital mutilation and child early forced marriage was an important step in the fight to end these harmful practices and looks to a better future but what about the girls at risk of FGM now? 28 Too Many volunteer Shirelle Salem blogs to raise awareness of the thousands of British girls at risk of FGM this summer.

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Girl Effect Live - Blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Shirelle Salem

General FGM

28 Too Many volunteer Shirelle blogs about the inspiring Girl Effect Live which took place in London on Sunday 20th July 2014. An exciting female-led day of music, art, poetry, comedy, expert discussions and workshops to celebrate the power of girls and young women.

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The 21st Century Girl

The Girl Summit

28 Too Many's Youth Delegate Ella Sivan blogs on the #YouthforChange conference which was held in London on Saturday 19th July and brought together young people from across the world who are passionate about girls' rights and ending FGM and CEFM.

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The Girl Summit 2014: Ending FGM and Child and Forced Marriage

General FGM

28 Too Many is supporting The Girl Summit 2014. Bringing together governments, experts and activists, this will be first international forum to look at FGM and child and forced marriage. Read more about the event and what it aims to achieve in our latest blog.

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Update from 28 Too Many Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson

Quarterly Updates

28 Too Many Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson reports on the busy last few months as we continue our work to end FGM. As well as trips to Africa, we have published our Country Profile on Sierra Leone and been involved in the international and UK campaigns against violence against women and ending FGM.

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"That they may all be one" - a blog on the Premier Lecture by 28 Too Many trustee Siobhan Crawford

Politics

28 Too Many Trustee Siobhan Crawford attended the third annual Premier Lecture with the Right Honourable Lord (Paul) Boateng on Tuesday 10th June. Here is her account of an inspiring evening

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How community action is tackling FGM in Pokot - Guest blog by Kabete Benard

General FGM

Kabete Benard provides an insight into community development work in Pokot County in Kenya where FGM is still widely practised.

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Ending female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone

Research

28 Too Many's new report, Country Profile: FGM in Sierra Leone, shines a light on the secretive practice of female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone. It shows that change is happening and makes recommendations on what needs to be to done to accelerate the ending of this harmful practice.

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What makes someone want to run a half marathon? - Guest blog by Esther Marshall

General FGM

Esther Marshall, a physiotherapist and pilates instructor from East London, explains her motivation for taking part in the Run Hackney Half Marathon to raise money for 28 Too Many and help end FGM.

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Bristol 10k: My life changing run - Guest blog by Kat Brealey

General FGM

On Sunday 11th May, Kat and her husband Ben completed the Bristol 10K to raise money to help end FGM and change the lives of women and girls around the world. As well as helping to empower other women, Kat also found that preparing for and completing the run was a hugely empowering experience for her.

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Inspiring a generation to end FGM - Guest blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Vivien Cohen

General FGM

A blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Vivien Cohen on some of the women who inspire our work to end FGM and are making a difference to millions of women and girls worldwide.

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REPLACE 2 Conference April 2014 - guest blog by Courtney Perlmutter

Research

Human Rights and International Relations student Courtney Perlmutter reports on the REPLACE 2 Conference held in London on 11th April 2014, bringing together researchers, campaigners and government representations to tackle FGM.

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Why we must all help end FGM - guest blog by 28 Too Many supporter Nigeen Akram

General FGM

Student Nigeen Akram blogs about FGM in the UK in the first of a series of posts on the campaign to end FGM. She wants to raise awareness and encourage others to join the growing global movement against FGM.

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Raising awareness of FGM in Uganda - guest blog by Lydia Miller

General FGM

Lydia Miller writes about her recent trip to Uganda and how she was able to use 28 Too Many's research to raise awareness of FGM as part of her workshops for teachers on child safeguarding.

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Running to end FGM - guest blog by Kat Brealey

General FGM

28 Too Many supporter Kat Brealey writes about why she and her husband Ben have signed up to run the Bristol 10k on 11th May to raise funds to help our work to end FGM. We are very grateful to them for doing this challenge and if you are able to please support them in this challenge.

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Progress ending FGM in East Africa: Interview with Ann-Marie Wilson

General FGM

Following her recent trip to share our research on FGM in four countries in East Africa, 28 Too Many Executive Director Ann-Marie Wilson is interviewed by volunteer Alison Glennie.

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"We owe it to the children. We can make a difference." - Blog by Amy Hurn, 28 Too Many Research Project Manager

General FGM

28 Too Many research Project Manager Amy Hurn writes about an emotional and informative day at the Metropolitan Police Project Azure Conference in London on 29th March 2014.

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The time is now to end FGM - Guest blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Daisy Marshall

General FGM

Research volunteer Daisy Marshall wirtes about a recent event on FGM organised by Leeds Students for Women International Society.

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What will a successful prosecution for FGM in the UK achieve? Guest blog by 28 Too Many Volunteer Helen Reid

General FGM

As the Crown Prosecution Service announces the first prosecutions for FGM in the UK 28 Too Many volunteer Helen Reid considers what a successful prosecution could mean to the campaign against the practice.

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