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“Changing attitudes towards FGM “


 Film and Presentation & KMEWO’s 2014 AGM Thursday 13th November 2014 at Caxton house community centre from 10:00 am – 2pm On Thursday 13th November 2014 the Kurdish & Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation held a combined FGM awareness seminar and AGM which attracted a staggering eighty guests. Amongst them were thirty professional invitees from the police, schools, health and VAWG ... Read More »

Another successful FGM workshop by the Kurdish & Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation


On 16 November 2014 KMEWO ran another workshop on FGM which attracted twenty-two women, mostly Kurdish from Turkey. None of the women have any actual knowledge of FGM and were all very surprised and amazed about the practice. Many attendees expressed that whilst it is very unlikely that their families and friends would ever consider having it done to their children, ... Read More »

The Film that changed the Law in Iraqi Kurdistan


KMEWO invites you to : Changing attitudes towards FGM Film & Presentation Screening “Dropping The Knife” The Film that changed the Law in Iraqi Kurdistan criminalizing FGM Presentation by: Mr Falah Shakaram. A lawyer and anti-FGM campaigner specialising in managing human rights programmes at international NGOs in Iraq Followed By: KMEWO’s AGM – 2014 Thursday 13th November 2014 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ... Read More »