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Event: Savera UK Youth #EndFGM Exhibition

Event: Savera UK Youth #EndFGM Exhibition

After the success of the FGM exhibition launched as part of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (6th February), Savera UK Youth Advisory Board wanted to ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

BME Women and the Effects of Emotional & Psychological Trauma

Written by Dr Keri Nixon. I am a Consultant Forensic Psychologist and spend my week working with individuals who live with the impact of abuse.  Part of the week I ...
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Savera UK performance about honour based abuse and harmful practices

Summer holidays means an increase in FGM cases across the UK

Children everywhere have been waited impatiently for the six week stretch of the summer holidays to commence. Weeks enjoying sparse days of the British summer, relaxing and going on holiday ...
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Savera UK Founder Afrah Qassim

Savera UK Founder Afrah Qassim Tells Her Story

Written by Afrah Qassim. Sharing experiences and stories with others is vital, and can help others who may be struggling alone and think they are the only person who is ...
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Babs Ceesay speaking at Savera UK event

‘I am a survivor of FGM’: The Trauma and the Mental Health Impact

Written by Babs Ceesay. Going through FGM can cause anxiety, depression and stress. I am a survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM). I underwent FGM at a very early age ...
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Savera UK Youth Exhibition in London

Get Involved – Savera UK Youth #EndFGM Exhibition

What is Savera UK Youth? Savera UK Youth are group of young people aged 12 – 25 who are passionate about raising awareness amongst their peers about harmful practices. The ...
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Savera UK at BBC Radio Merseyside on Ngunan Adamu's show

Savera UK raise awareness on local radio stations

Savera UK founder, Afrah Qassim, toured radio stations across Merseyside to raise awareness about the National Day of Memory which remembers those lost in name of so called ‘honour’. Afrah ...
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Migrant Women’s Concerns Are Heard Only Weeks Before The Domestic Abuse Bill Is Written Into Law

This article has been written by Olivia Bridge who is a political correspondent and commentator for the Immigration Advice Service; an organisation of leading UK immigration lawyers. At the beginning ...
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Savera UK at Africa Oyé

Savera UK at Africa Oyé

By Afrah Qassim For the first time, Savera UK was given the opportunity to attend Africa Oyé, a festival that brings communities together from across the UK and beyond to ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

Between Two Cultures

By Mithara Kaluarachchi  I have noticed that we associate freedom of choice with luck. I was “lucky” to be born into a family that championed me to pursue my aspirations ...
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