We work directly with BME women and girls to ensure they have the knowledge, skills and support to meet their health needs.
Female Genital Mutilaition (FGM)
Mojatu Foundation is a leading organisation in the global campaign to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in a generaiton.
We work directly with the community to support FGM survivors, empowering them to share their stories, gain confidence and help safeguard other women and girls.
Our training raises awareness and educates the public on issues realted to violence agains womena dn we work with public bodies to help achieve positive change. Our commissioned research projects include work on FGM among black and minority ethnic communities in Nottingham.
We currently partnering with Nottingham Trent University ont he GAIN project, which will generate valuable insights into the needs and challanges of African communities in the Nottingham area. Insights from our community engagement and research projects drives our work with policy makers and statutory bodies, like the police and the NHS.
The work we have done in this are led to Nottingham becoming the first city in the UK to declare itself a tero-tolerance city for FGM – and we led an event in the UK partiament to help other cities work towards this goal.
Our expertise means we are respected voice in the media on this issue and our work has been featured in.
Mojatu Foundation provides Mental Health First Aid and metanl health support with the aim of encouraging open conversations and reducing stigma within BME communities.
We work with refugees and new migrans to raise awareness of mental health issues.
We run community events and provide ’safe spaces’ with the aim of making it easier to talk about mental health.