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  • Healing Hands of Joy, a non-governmental, non-profit organisation based in Brooklyn, New York, is doing incredible work in helping Ethiopian women prevent and recover from fistula. After raising $350 from a screening of Emmy Award winning documentary Walk to Beautiful, all profits went directly towards the community of fistula survivor Birhan Gabrihat. Healing Hands of […]

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  • Last week  was a busy one at FORWARD towers so we’re only just getting around to updating you on all the happenings that took place. Liberal Democrat MP, Lynne Featherstone, popped into our office to mark Zero Tolerance week. Given that she’s not only a minister in the Department for International Development but also the  Government’s […]

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  • According to new data on the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation released by the UN on the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting,  the practice is becoming less prevalent overall and the younger generation is less likely to have it carried out. This data has surprisingly not figured in recent news coverage, yet the trend […]

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  • 3461 miles. 5570 kilometres. No matter how you phrase it, London is far from my small university in upstate New York. My name is Francesca Toscano and I am a student at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York studying Integrated Marketing Communications. The decision to study in London for four months was daunting, as I […]

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