Category: News

Child Marriage Ban: More Work Still to be Done

Child Marriage Ban: More Work Still to be Done

Today marks one year since the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 became law, banning child marriage.  Reflecting ...
Training | 'Honour'-Based Abuse & Harmful Practices

Training | ‘Honour’-Based Abuse & Harmful Practices

Throughout March - April 2024 at various locations across Liverpool City Region. Learn about ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) and harmful practices ...
Long Read: FGM & Health Professionals: Responsibilities, Challenges and Improving Patient Care

Long Read: FGM & Health Professionals: Responsibilities, Challenges and Improving Patient Care

Interaction with frontline healthcare professionals is sometimes the very first-time survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) become aware of the ...
Statement: Amina Noor FGM Sentencing

Statement: Amina Noor FGM Sentencing

Last year Amina Noor, 40, from London, was found guilty of aiding the female genital mutilation of a young British ...
Ambreen Fatima Sheikh: Silenced by family “unsatisfied” by her housework

Ambreen Fatima Sheikh: Silenced by family “unsatisfied” by her housework

On Wednesday 14th February 2024 a man and his family were jailed at Leeds Crown Court after his wife, Ambreen ...
Take Action: "This could be the only chance to prevent FGM"

Take Action: “This could be the only chance to prevent FGM”

In England and Wales an estimated 137,000 women and girls are living with the consequences of female genital mutilation (FGM), ...
Practitioners need more “time, resources and training” to address HBA

Practitioners need more “time, resources and training” to address HBA

A review of child protection practices has identified ‘honour’-based abuse (HBA) as an area where social care and safeguarding professionals ...
Event: International Women's Day Celebration

Event: International Women’s Day Celebration

Join Savera UK with partners for their annual community event celebrating International Women’s Day with the theme of ‘Inspiring Inclusion’ ...
Online Event: FGM & Healthcare Tuesday 6th Feb

Online Event: FGM & Healthcare Tuesday 6th Feb

Join us to discuss female genital mutilation (FGM) and healthcare at our free online event, in partnership with Oxford Against ...