United Kingdom

Cosmopolitan UK has created a mock up cover of its February issue featuring a woman suffocating on the magazine’s plastic wrapping, in an effort to draw attention to honor killings. “The cover is a reference to Shafilea Ahmed, a 17-year-old British Pakistani girl whose parents choked her to death with a plastic bag in front of her siblings.” Read more here: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a35418/cosmopolitan-uk-mock-cover-honor-killings/

January 16, 2015

Cosmopolitan UK Created Mock Cover to Raise Awareness About Honor Killings

Cosmopolitan UK has created a mock up cover of its February issue featuring a woman suffocating on the […]
April 3, 2014

The Washington Post reports on British lawmakers’ efforts to combat female genital mutilation (FGM).

The Washington Post reports on British lawmakers’ efforts to combat female genital mutilation (FGM). Read more here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/immigration-forcing-british-lawmakers-to-confront-female-genital-mutilation/2014/04/01/24cf25e1-8001-4c80-b277-5f5c6f10cdfa_story.html
April 3, 2014

An extensive awareness campaign on female genital mutilation (FGM) and violence against women will be rolled out in the borough of Brent (UK), the result of a landmark report looking into the issues which was spearheaded by Councillor Ann John.

An extensive awareness campaign on female genital mutilation (FGM) and violence against women will be rolled out in […]
April 3, 2014

The city council of Slough (UK) has vowed to combat female genital mutilation after the town was named as one of four areas by the NHS as ‘high-risk’ for the illegal practice.

The city council of Slough (UK) has vowed to combat female genital mutilation after the town was named […]
March 21, 2014

Nearly 4,000 women and girls have been treated for female genital mutilation (FGM) in London’s hospitals since 2009, according to new figures, the BBC reports.

Nearly 4,000 women and girls have been treated for female genital mutilation (FGM) in London’s hospitals since 2009, […]