Women and Children

The World Health Organization estimated that over 200 million women and girls around the world are the victims of female genital mutilations, with three million at risk every year. FGM is one of the greatest human rights abuses of our time and one that is mostly ignored. This is the story of one man who is trying to change the...

Today, when Assita discusses FGM, she describes it as a method of domination over women. She is against all forms of FGM, including a lesser invasive type known as 'ritual nick' and has stated "you can't have a minor FGM". She frequently discusses why FGM is dangerous, noting the extreme pain of the procedure, various health complications that an...

The scale of the street grooming crisis in the UK almost defies belief. Hundreds of girls and young women were raped in the city of Rotherham, and hundreds by similar exploitation rings in Rochdale, Peterborough, Newcastle, Oxford, and Bristol. Now, up to a thousand girls are thought to have been drugged, raped, and beaten in Telford between the...