A grass-roots local organisation working in Hackney to eradicating FGM it in the UK, especially among African, Asian and Arab communities. This is a dangerous practice which has devastating physical, psychological and emotional effects on the victims. They also address issues relating to HIV and AIDS, and domestic violence.

Services offered include:

*Support victims through referrals, support and a helpline

*Organise drama, cultural evenings, women’s meetings, girls support meetings

*Social media events

*Debates and information evenings especially for young people

*Training volunteers, parents and carers

*Organising conferences, seminars and workshops

*Collaborates with community members, churches, mosques and cultural centres

*Advocate for victims and lobbies leaders and MPs

Women's focus group, every last Friday of the month from 6-7pm. Wally Forsters Community Centre, Homerton Road, E9 5QB

THE SERVICES THEY OFFER

  • Helpline
  • Foreign language services
  • Advice and support
  • Referrals (GP
  • Housing or Specialist Services)
  • Group therapy/activities

THEY CAN HELP WITH

  • FGM (female genital mutilation)
  • Child abuse
  • Sexual abuse & Rape
  • Physical abuse

ADDRESS

Borough of Hackney, London

PHONE

0203 327 3840

EMAIL

info@hawatrust.org.uk

OPENING HOURS

Mon - Fri - 9am - 6pm

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