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Oxford says “no” to cutting.

Oxford Against Cutting (OAC) is committed to working to help prevent female genital mutilation (FGM) of girls and women living in Oxfordshire.


13th December 2018

Oxford Against Cutting, Oxfordshire Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre and The Sunrise Multicultural Project have started working together on a collaborative project with specialist focus on issues of sexual violence in BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) communities. Find out more here.

23rd November 2018

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6th November 2018

We are recruiting! Find out more about the part-time Development Manager position here.

Voices From Oxfordshire

I’s Story

August 9, 2017

I was born in Khartoum in Sudan. I was cut when I was about 7 or 8 years old.

My Mum passed away before I was 7. I was looked after by my grandmother and Dad. My grandmother was kind. For her to fulfil her role, it was very important for me and my sister to have FGM. She thought “their Mum is gone now and there’s no one to look after them”. So she did some negotiations with my Dad and his family – my other grandmother and aunties from my father’s side.

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