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16 Days of Activism - No honour in abuse

By Payzee Mahmod, British Kurd and Campaigner to end harmful practices including child marriage on 08 December 2021 I was made aware of the concepts of shame, purity and “honour” from a very young age. All of which shaped my life and my experiences. I grew up in Iran for the first part of my childhood, before coming with my family to live in the UK.

16 Days of Activism - Female Genital Mutilation is simultaneously a local and global issue

By Inspector Allen Davis, Metropolitan Police Service Operational Lead for Harmful Practices on 07 December 2021 As the Met Police’s operational lead for female genital mutilation (FGM) and other Harmful Practices.  I’ve been in this role since 2015 and a police officer for over 25 years. The benefit of having both a fair bit of service as well as experience ...