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Becoming an FGM educator

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young people speak outLast month I was delighted to be invited to join Forward (Foundation for Women’s Health and Development) as an educator on female genital mutilation.

Forward have been working on this issue for decades and working in schools for four years. They run a youth programme working with young people across the country empowering them to speak out about it. Over the last few years the issue of FGM has grown in public consciousness and they have been increasingly asked to give talks in schools.

In order to manage increasing demand, they have employed 15 educators to work across schools in London, I am delighted to be part of that team.

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The male gaze in Jane Eyre

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I had great fun doing a two hour workshop with A-Level English Literature students at Oaklands School, Tower Hamlets. We were looking at the male gaze in Jane Eyre which they were studying for their course.  This video is an excellent introduction to how the… Read More »The male gaze in Jane Eyre