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Action FGM

Savera UK Backs Anti-FGM Manifesto

This month, Savera UK marked International Zero Tolerance for FGM Day by joining with other members of ACTION:FGM to deliver a manifesto to the Prime Minister demanding the eradication of ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

Female Genital Mutilation: The Importance of Breaking the Cycle

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2020: The Importance of Breaking the Cycle Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a form of gender-based violence, inflicted on women and ...
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International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM: Youth Power

6th February is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM which is a day of international observation sponsored by the United Nations. As FGM is internationally recognised as a ...
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Sunetra Sarker named ambassador for Savera UK

Sunetra Sarker named ambassador for Savera UK

The team at Savera UK is excited to reveal British TV stalwart, Sunetra Sarker, best known for her role as Zoe Hanna in BBC 1’s Casualty, as celebrity ambassador for ...
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A look back at a busy and successful year at Savera UK

A look back at a busy and successful year at Savera UK

Savera UK had another very busy year in 2019 from providing crucial support to over 100 individuals at risk of harmful practices, to encouraging thousands of people to #SpeakOut as ...
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Afrah Qassim

Founder Afrah Qassim reflects on 2019

Reflecting on 2019, as an organisation we have exceeded our goals. However, we have faced a number of challenges which tested our resilience and showed me the strength of everyone ...
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Savera UK Blog Post

Unsupported by the Modern Slavery Act and Denied Support: Sex Trafficking Survivors Left to Fall Through the Cracks

There are many avenues of exploitation that fall under the remit ‘modern slavery’, under which vulnerable migrants are often trafficked for the purpose of forced labour, forced criminality, domestic servitude, ...
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16 days of activism

Serious Action Must be Taken to Protect Migrant Victims of Abuse from Losing their Lives

The Domestic Abuse Bill has, once again, been pushed under the microscope after the Queen made a commitment to support victims in her speech earlier this month. The speech – ...
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Savera UK launches partnership with national perfume brand

Savera UK launches partnership with national perfume brand

We are excited to reveal a brand new partnership with national perfume subscription service, Bare&Bond. From Friday 15th November, customers will be able to purchase a special Savera UK X ...
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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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