Our Commitment to Eliminating Gender Based Violence
We represent women who have suffered due to Gender Based Violence and continually campaign against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), helping to ensure that young girls do not have to suffer this traumatic procedure.
Our Work Includes:
- FGM Training Programme for Professionals – designed to educate and prevent this cruel practice. We regularly work with professionals and volunteers from children centres, schools, churches, health institutions and the justice system, including the police. See details of our training programme.
- Providing psychological counselling services and referrals – for those who have experienced FGM.
- Advocacy against FGM – Hear Women also partners with women’s, men’s and youth groups, community leaders, mainstream civil society and the media to change discriminatory laws and practices against women, promoting gender equality and women’s advancement in all aspects of life.