Walthamstow Girls against Violence

Rooms of our Own had a stall at this excellent event on Friday 6th December at Walthamstow School for Girls. This is one amazing school. It was great to be back in the hall and see the inscription “Neglect Not the Gift that is in Thee” again.

There were a number of speakers including current and recent students at the school speaking powerfully about issues such as teen violence, drugs, peer pressure, domestic violence and its effect on children, female genital mutilation and forced marriage.

Several women spoke to us about the issues of finding space for organisations and activities tackling violence against women and girls.

Signing in

Signing in

Students give a presentation about VAWG

Students give a presentation about VAWG

Talking about forced marriage

Talking about forced marriage

Talking about Female Genital Mutilation

Talking about Female Genital Mutilation

The head teacher, the chair of WFWN and one of the WSG students

The head teacher, the chair of WFWN and one of the WSG students

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