.Female Genital Mutilation, FGM must be funded urgently to save girls from a lifetime of suffering and even death.
At Freedom Charity, we have been working to educate potential victims. Teachers play an enormous role in spotting the signs of FGM. For teachers and support to be shown what to look out for is essential as part of the tools needed to protect up to 5000 girls a year who may suffer from this barbaric practice.
The Guardian newspaper reported on the 84% reduction in funding for FGM
At Freedom Charity we have the book cut flowers this comes along with PHSE Association accredited lesson plans we also use the Freedom Charity app . This which links straight into the police if anyone is suffering FGM. Professionals the signs and friends on what to spot and look out for.
Freedom Charity have had numerous enquiries from hundreds of schools looking for us to teach FGM. Schools need to be able to use our lesson plans and have schools visits (even if this is virtual). The books they need with the PHSE lesson plans are Cut Flowers and But its not Fair.
The schools do not have the funding to pay for this themselves and if we are seriously wanting to eradicate
FGM can be ended in a generation. If we want this Freedom needs funding. Freedom Charity to date has seen over 50,000 young people. The work in schools to educate them on the dangers of force marriage and in recent years FGM this has saved lives. Professionals feel more comfortable talking about the issues and addressing potential victims . Once staff have has the training and confidence to deal with this this is not a cultural issue this is child abuse and must be eradicated it is only through education.
I believe we can make a difference and save lives and Boys and play a part. Freedom Charity setup the ‘not in my name’ campaign. This is where young boys around the country ‘standing up’ to show that they wish to protect their sister’s female cousins and be the generation to see this practice eradicated forever.
FGM must be funded urgently to save girls from a lifetime of suffering and even death. Please make a difference and save a life Donate today