Bullet Hole, a three-woman play about FGM at Park Theatre, London

UnCUT/VOICES Press is proud to support a production sure to change hearts and minds, welcome at a historical moment when success in the fight to end FGM seems on the cusp of a breakthrough. I’m honored to accept an invitation from director Lara Genovese to join a panel for Q & A following the performance on 18 October of Gloria Williams’ Bullet Hole, short-listed for the Alfred Fagon Audience Award 2017. If you are in London, don’t miss it! Address:

TICKETS: https://www.parktheatre.co.uk/whats-on/bullet-hole

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And in case you’re still in the UK the following day, on Friday, 19 October 2018, UnCUT/VOICES Press is co-sponsoring a workshop on FGM, Youth and Media at the University of Oxford, Kellogg College, together with the International Gender Studies Centre (Lady Margaret Hall), Oxford against Cutting and 28 Too Many, colleagues with whom it is truly a pleasure to work, as our coalition combines scholarship, art and activism in an optimistic spirit convinced that we can end FGM and ensure the empowerment and pleasure of the coming generations of all genders. Invitation FGM workshop 19 Oct Kellogg Oxford final

You are more than welcome to join us in Oxford. To ensure sufficient catering, however, please email Tobe Levin ASAP: tlevin@fas.harvard.edu

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The Programme

VENUE: Mawby Room, Kellogg College, University of Oxford In Honour of Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE

ça fait mal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5w_RU2-q7A

9:30 – 9:50 Meet and Greet. Dr Tobe Levin von Gleichen, Dr Maria Jaschok. Thanks to assistant Kelly Benguigui.  

9:45 – 10:00  Soraya Mire, author of Girl with Three Legs and filmmaker, Fire Eyes. Testimony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTG1MQdlNRY

10:00 – 11:00 #MyClitoris https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq6v-kIcG_Y

FGM Animations https://www.wovenink.co.uk/endfgm-animations/

FORWARD UK Needlecraft https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgbvZzCZU_4

Warrior Marks  https://vimeo.com/30232330. ANIMATED VIDEOS TO PREVENT CHILD Sexual ABUSE.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3nhM9UlJjc  Consent for Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNTUMNKSNwk

Discussion.

11:00 – 11:45  Dr Tobe Levin von Gleichen: “The exemplary Guardian Global Campaign” plus introduction to “A Pinch of Skin” (Priya Goswami) and Jaha’s Promise. The Girl Who Said NO to FGM  https://www.theguardian.com/society/video/2017/mar/17/jaha-dukureh-promise-fgm-video

11:45 – 1:00 Kate Agha, Kaddy Touray and associates in Oxford Against Cutting: youth dance workshop.* See also

*Lila Greene [lg@eeg-cowlesfoudation.org] Dancer Fatoumata Bagayoko [fbagayoko86@yahoo.fr] … Dance about FGM in Mali

Working 1:00 – 1:20 LUNCH “I abandon” [Sini Sanuman/ Susan McLucas] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sjv_w_cO6T4

1:20 – 1:30 Janet Chapman. Mapathon.

1:30 – 1:50 Silent Scream (Integrate Bristol) https://vimeo.com/63697900 Discussion 

1 :50 – 2:30 ANIMATED VIDEOS TO PREVENT CHILD Sexual ABUSE.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3nhM9UlJjc  Consent for Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNTUMNKSNwk

Round-Table. “Breaking Taboo: Youth Talk about Sex.” Dr Charles Dotou. Dr Michal Moskow. Dr Brenda Kelly

2:30 – 3:15: Caroline Pinder, 28 Too Many, Home Office PowerPoint/ Tool kit

3:15 -3:30 Coffee/tea break

3:30 – 3:45 Hilary Burrage: “Brexit and Youth: Bad for the movement?” 

3:45 – 4:00 Hannah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95OXTu4gTZE Discussion plus media suggestions from participants. 

4:00 – 5:00 IAC Beliefs and Misbeliefs  [Warning: graphic] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIyAwOBvtg8 Discussion

5:15 -5:45 Dr Anna Reading (Keynote)

5:45 – 6:00 Summary and conclusion

£15 requested for lunch and coffee break. Contact tobe.levin@uncutvoices.com

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