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Naana-Otoo-Oyortey-MBE

April 2013. The Director of Public Prosections suggested to an audience in Islington that charges of child abuse should be brought against practitioners of female genital mutilation...

You-Can-Change-This

April 2013: Calling on Muslims across Scotland to stand up against domestic abuse. This campaign uses religious verse and Imams to spread the message that violence against women is wrong...

Cheltenham-Promenade

April 2013: Co-ordinator of Cheltenham Night Safe: "It's shocking that this could happen in such a central busy area where people expect to walk home safely..."

UK-border-Heathrow

March 2013: By Peter Hilton - "As immigration to the UK is increasingly demonized and restrictions tightened, it can only be a matter of time until Britain sees itself unable to fully help those who are at the highest risk..."

Anne-Frank-Trust

Six years ago, I was a qualified Nurse, and used to work very long hours... Then I ended up in prison, which changed the course of my life completely...

Odosa-Uslobaifo

March 2013: The girls were granted asylum and admitted the truth – they had been smuggled out of their homeland, tricked by false promises and were much younger than their fake passports...

Anne-Frank-You-exhibition

A powerful opening speech was made by a local author, who recalled her experiences as a Sri Lankan Tamil and her encounters of race riots in Malaysia in the 1960’s...

Banaz-love-story

By Huma Munshi: "We hear statistics about the numbers of young people, mainly women, experiencing ‘honour’ based violence... but watching 'Banaz,' who was murdered (in the UK) by her family members, gave a stark insight...."

FGM-iimage

Feb 2013: By Hilary Burrage - Female Genital Mutilation is a cruel legacy of patriarchal societies and traditions stretching back over millennia. Yet still it occurs, even in Britain....

Forced-Marriage-Unit

A GP said I had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder but I think the borderline was triggered by something a lot more complex and ingrained...

NoFGM

Feb 2013: By Hilary Burrage - "FGM a barbarically cruel fact...  inflicted on multiple thousands of girls – babies, children and teenagers – in Britain, every year..".

VAW-Birmingham

Jan 2013: The 19-year-old was dragged from her car’s passenger seat by a gang of at least seven thugs... The teenager’s mother said her eyesight was the main concern...