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Impact of lockdown on FGM


This article from the Lancet looks at reports of increased risk of FGM during lockdowns across the globe. Although 26 countries in the Middle East and Africa have banned FGM, in many countries the practice is still too common. FGM is rooted in local and cultural...

Free train travel scheme extended

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Those fleeing domestic abuse are able to travel on trains for free until the end of March, as set up between rail companies and Women’s Aid. The scheme was initially piloted in 2019 by Southeastern, with all companies joining the scheme by the end of April 2020....