FORWARD – Foundation for Women’s Health, Research and Development.
FORWARD was established in the United Kingdom in 1983 as a result of the raising number of problems caused by female genital mutilation (FGM).
FORWARD works with individuals, communities and organizations to eliminate FGM practices and provide support to affected women. Since it’s inception, FORWARD has since expanded its campaign to include other issues like fistula, child and forced marriages.
In part one of my profile on FORWARD, I had the pleasure of interviewing author Gavin Weston, writer of the remarkable novel Harmattan and Ambassador to FORWARD UK. Thank you Gavin it is a pleasure to interview you again. (Continue reading here.)