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  • In March 2017, a group of members of the African diaspora developed and performed in a theatre production Uncomfortable Conversations in a Foreign Land. The project was done in partnership between FORWARD and Grinnell College and a number of FORWARD’s Community Champions took part. In the production you can hear a collection of stories that look at […]

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  • This February FORWARD launched a new website catering specifically to young people. The new website: www.forwardyouth.org.uk was designed based on our experience of over 10 years’ award-winning work with young people and in primary and secondary schools on FGM and related gender issues. It is aimed at 11-25 year olds and offers a safe, age-appropriate environment to […]

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  • FORWARD welcomes the statement from Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education, this Monday, 1st February making Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) compulsory in all schools in England. We have been working in schools for years and have first-hand experience of the difference that quality SRE provision makes to the knowledge, confidence and agency […]

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  • In February 2017 FORWARD hosted Tackling Female Genital Mutilation in Schools: Adopting a Holistic and Proactive Approach, a one day pan-European conference, alongside the End FGM European Network. The conference was an opportunity to enable key professionals and education authorities to improve their understanding of the critical role that schools and education professionals play in […]

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