Australian girls and members of the community now have a dedicated FGM Hotline to call if they fear that they themselves or a girl they know are going to be either subjected to FGM in Australia, or taken overseas for FGM.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO FUNDRAISING PAGE Hi everyone! Ever since I first discovered that little girls in Australia were being subjected to female genital mutilation I have been working hard to stop this abuse. I am now working full-time campaigning to stop female genital mutilation to girls in Australia. But there is so much […]
On December 10th 2014, International Human Rights Day, No FGM Australia was recognised by the Human Rights Commission for its work protecting the human rights of little girls in Australia who are at risk of female genital mutilation, and also for the rights of survivors of FGM who have been through physical, psychological and emotional trauma […]
October 11th 2014 is the International Day of the Girl Child. This year’s theme is “Empowering adolescent girls: Ending the cycle of violence”. Female genital mutilation is one abhorrent form of violence which is done principally to disempower girls. It is usually done by forcibly cutting off the female genitals, generally without anaesthetic in unsterile conditions. It often results […]