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2017

NOVEMBER, 2017

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

NOVEMBER, 2017

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…

NOVEMBER 2017

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…

MARCH, 2017

FEBRUARY, 2017

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…

FEBRUARY, 2017

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…

FEBRUARY, 2017

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…This is your Past Event description. Consider sharing a brief overview of the event, including special moments that took place or any other colorful details. Recreate the full experience for your readers by adding photos, videos or other visual components.

JANUARY 10, 2010

Gender based violence comes in many forms, but during her current trip to Pokot, it has become increasing clear to Beyond FGM founder, Cath Holland, that FGM and Forced Marriage are not only symptoms of the same problem, but arise again and again as part of an interconnected set of challenges which too many young women…

FEBRUARY, 2017

To mark such an important day, Cath and the team are running an awareness event in Muino, Pokot. In this area, FGM prevalence is estimated at 100%. Finding out that today is market day, meaning that Muino will be busy, is very welcome news. Beyond FGM and Kepsteno Rotwo will be doing their best to…

FEBRUARY, 2017

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

JANUARY, 2017

‘Historical context’ can often act as a device to excuse or justify. Some might use it to argue that we cannot judge days gone by through our own standards. However, the BBC’s Call the Midwife will soon try to avoid these pitfalls, in it’s look at FGM in the context of Somali women in 1960’s East London, in the upcoming series….