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We’re hiring a new Communications Manager

Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting (FGC). We are a small but growing charity with a proven track record of delivering programmes, advocacy and communications work in support of an end to FGC. The Communications Manager is a new role at Orchid Project and you will take the

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Canada 150, HM The Queen and FGC

This morning I was honoured to be a guest at Canada House, where I had the chance to talk briefly with HM The Queen (that’s me lurking in the background of the photo, behind the Queen’s shoulder, in the blue dress).  I was able to tell her about the change that is happening around the

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We’re hiring for a new Programmes Manager

Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting (FGC).  We are a small but growing, dynamic charity with a proven track record of delivering programmes, advocacy and communications work in support of an end to FGC. The Programmes Manager will take the initiative to drive and lead on all of

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Declaration ceremonies supporting an end to FGC

On 14th May 2017, 117 communities united to declare their abandonment of female genital cutting (FGC). Each community that chose to abandon had been reached by Orchid Project’s social mobilisation programme, whereby volunteers travel through their social networks, often by foot or horse and cart, to share with others why their communities chose to stop

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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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