Mission Statement


Oxford Against Cutting is a rights-based group working to end harmful cultural practices of girls and women living in the Thames Valley.


We tackle:

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


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


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


In collaboration with:

Oxford Amnesty International

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