Congratulations to TDT local reps Rhobi Samwelly and Benedicto Hosea, who this week both received significant awards recognising their work.
We encourage all our members and friends to watch, and spread the word on Defying the Cutting Season, part of BBC4’s Storyville series. It will air at 10.30pm on Tuesday, 26th February.
Rhobi Samwelly has been spreading the word globally of her fight against FGM. Most recently she was honoured in the Senate of Canada. But with a constant stream of girls needing saving and caring for, the need for funding is constant.
Here’s how you can help.
Here’s how YOU can help with the next major mapathon between September 28th and 30th, in New York and online globally.
In The Name of your Daughter, showcasing the work of Rhobi Samwelly at the TDT-funded Safe House in Mara, will have its UK Premiere at the Raindance Festival in London on Thursday 4th October and Friday 5th October.
Julian Marcus, Tanzania Development Trustee and former Chairman, reports on the outstanding reception for the international première of In The Name of Your Daughter at CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival.
‘In the Name of Your Daughter’, a documentary film about the work of Rhobi Samwelly and the Mugumu Safe House, will have its international première at CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, in March.
Maps of rural Tanzania are helping social workers access remote villages and rescue girls who are being forced to undergo female genital cutting. Here’s a great video, and how you can help.
Making the connection between maps and the fight against FGM. We want to ensure that girls in remote villages are protected. But without maps, it is very hard to ensure all villages are covered. The Openstreetmap project offers an answer…