Mission Statement

Oxford Against Cutting (OAC) is a rights-based charity working to end harmful practices suffered by girls and women living in the Midlands and the South of the UK.


These include:

  • Female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Honour-based abuse (HBA) and early and forced marriage (EFM)
  • Female cosmetic genital surgery


Our mission is to end cultural practices that harm girls and women by:

  • Providing education
  • Supporting survivors
  • Raising awareness of support services
  • Empowering young people to champion initiatives against harmful practices


People from affected communities and young people are at the forefront of our activities.


In collaboration with:

Oxford Amnesty International

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You can read more about how we are working by clicking on our Theory of Change.

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