Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development

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The Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development (FORWARD) is a British charity, founded in 1983 by Efua Dorkenoo, that provides support for women affected by female genital mutilation (FGM). It also works to end the practice, and campaigns against child/forced marriage. The organization runs several programmes in the UK and in East and West Africa.[1] According to FORWARD, there are around 100,000 women in the UK who have experienced FGM.[2]

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  1. ^ "About us", FORWARD, accessed 11 September 2011.
  2. ^ Bryony Gordon "Making trouble in the name of mutilated women", The Daily Telegraph, 31 October 2005.

Further reading[edit]

"women's health encyclopedia ", women's health encyclopedia.