Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development
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. According to FORWARD, there are around 100,000 women in the UK who have experienced FGM.
- FORWARD, The Foundation for Women's Health, Research and Development, accessed 11 September 2011.
- "Hospitals and Clinics in the UK offering Specialist FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) Services", FORWARD, accessed 11 September 2011.
- "'Harmful' tradition continues in Britain", BBC News, 22 November 2000.
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