We are delighted to be hosting an interactive panel discussion on Monday 2 September with experts in the field of FGM coming together to talk about the current position and future challenges.

Following the first conviction for FGM earlier this year the seminar will:

  • examine the law and practice in this area;
  • consider the challenges involved in protecting girls and women from FGM;
  • consider and explore whether there are additional ways to protect girls and women from FGM.

The seminar will be chaired by HHJ Khatun Sapnara and feature a panel and the following speakers:

  • Dr Brenda Kelly, Consultant Obstetrician
  • Susannah Johnson, Barrister 7BR
  • Jaswant Kaur Narwal, Chief Crown Prosecutor
  • Dr Ann-Marie Wilson, 28 Too Many
  • Naana Otoo-Oyortey MBE, Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development, FORWARD

The timings for this event are as follows:

  • 17:30 – Registration
  • 18:00 – Seminar followed by panel discussion
  • 19:30 – Drinks & Networking
  • 20:30 – Seminar closes

To find out more or to book a place at this event please email us at RSVP@7br.co.uk


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