Sheffield Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Partnership and Awareness Raising Event

An event to build partnership working for raising awareness and prevention of FGM, and to provide an opportunity to help shape the services and support for people and communities affected in Sheffield.

Event details:
26th May 2016
9.30am – 2.00pm
Showroom Cinema, Creative Lounge (Workstation),
15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield

Key note speakers:

Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board; safeguarding children and young people at risk of FGM in Sheffield

Peggy Mulongo, New Steps for the African Community; provides training, sup-port groups and youth groups for communities affected in Greater Manchester

Hekate Papadaki, National FGM Centre; Head of Knowledge Hub, Policy and Community Engagement

Ashiana Sheffield; local specialist service providing training and support to women, girls and communities affected

Local Community Champions; working with Ashiana to tackle the practice in their communities

Who should attend?
People working or active in local communities that may be affected – Community organisations – Faith organisations – Women’s groups – People involved in the safeguarding of children – Health and social care professionals – Education professionals

To book your place contact by email suzanne.thorpe@sheffield.gov.uk or call 0114 273 6851

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