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Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy

Canadian International Development Minister Bibeau, has just announced Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. We are excited to see that gender equality and the promotion of girls and women’s rights are at the core of the policy. Female genital cutting is referenced in two action areas, under gender equality (the core focus) and human dignity: ‘To better support gender

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We’re recruiting an Office Administrator

Orchid Project are looking for an Office Administrator to join our small and growing team. About Orchid Project…  Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting (FGC). Our mission is to foster and accelerate the abandonment of FGC around the world.  We are a UK registered charity, with a global

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Hibo Wardere on BBC R4’s Women’s Hour

Orchid Project are delighted to share Hibo Wardere’s most recent interview on BBC’s Radio 4’s Women’s Hour. In conversation with presenter Jane Garvey, Hibo explored how her work as an FGC campaigner and activist has developed since her last appearance on the programme in April 2016. Hibo’s experience of being cut at the age of

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Support for ending FGC

We’ve just seen the news that Canada has invested $650m in SRHR and have specifically made mention of support to programmes that will help prevent and respond to female genital mutilation and cutting. At Orchid we are delighted to read about this commitment, given the role we have played in advocating for this investment, including

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Our new partnership with Sahiyo!

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Sahiyo, an organisation with the mission to empower Dawoodi Bohra and other Asian communities to end FGC and create positive social change through dialogue, education and collaboration based on community involvement. Orchid Project will support Sahiyo to work to end female genital cutting (FGC) in the

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