FGM symbol red triangle . Zero tolerance to FGM Day 6th February saw the launch of the FGM symbol red triangle. The Red Triangle campaign will run through to International Women’s Day on the 8th of March.
Wearing the the Red triangle pin badge shows clearly that you support the end to FGM. The international launch to see an end to FGM in a generation.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council have sent every police station over thirteen thousand Freedom Charity posters throughout the country using the international FGM symbol red triangle posters to go into all their police building.
I spend the day with the TV camera filming at Haverstock school in Camden where the students were making history as the red triangle was being unveiled. LBC radio covered the international FGM symbol red triangle.
Media attention was buzzing with reports in the Guardian newspaper, Evening Standard to name a few.
Commander Mak Chisty the Police national lead on dishonour joined Freedom charity at the school.
“We are raising awareness that FGM is a crime and that anybody involved in the process – from turning a blind eye to the act of cutting – commits a criminal offence. This is form of child abuse and violence against women and girls.”