A new report on FGM is published today by the Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons “Female genital mutilation: the case for a national action plan”. The Committee recommends the immediate implementation of a national action plan and specific steps to respond to the growing crisis on FGM in UK.Read more
On Saturday 17th May, a nine year old Sierra Leonean girl died from female genital mutilation (FGM) related complications.
28 Too Many’s new report “Country Profile: FGM in Sierra Leone” shines a light on this secretive practice and shows that there has been a slight fall in the prevalence rate of FGM in Sierra Leone from 2008 to 2013 but the practice still affects approximately 89.6% of women (DHS, 2013).Read more
28 Too Many are pleased to be taking part in the global summit on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflist which is being held in London from 10th to 13th June 2014.