Local funding is key to ending FGM in UK landmark report shows

UK Communities affected by FGM ‘transforming attitudes’ to the practice Local funding is key to government ambitions to end FGM in the UK and the future health of thousands of British girls and young women, a landmark report by the Tackling FGM Initiative (TFGMI) warns today. The £2.8 million initiative (TFGMI) today, Monday the 11th...
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Rosa is hiring!

Rosa, the first and still the only UK-wide Fund for Women and Girls, is seeking a Finance and Administration Officer (28 hours/week) to join our small dynamic team at an exciting time. We’re looking for a well-organised self-starter with some experience of running finance and administration systems, preferably gained from working with a charity. A...
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Voices from the Front Line

We are pleased to announce the second round of Rosa’s Voices from the Front Line programme which supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK, by resourcing advocacy and activists with lived experience of disadvantage. The programme offers grants between £500-£2,000 to support charitable advocacy work across Rosa’s four...
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Rosa secures Tampon Tax Funds to Help Smaller Women’s Groups

Wednesday 16th March 2016 As announced in Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget Speech today, Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls has secured funds from the Tampon Tax to help smaller women’s organisations across the UK. Executive Director Samantha Rennie said: “Rosa is delighted with this news, and the recognition by Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) that...
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Rosa rings the bell for Int Women’s Day 2016

This International Women’s Day Rosa was honoured to have been chosen to perform the London Stock Exchange Market Open. Rosa rang the bell for gender equality across the UK, and was joined by a range of guests including Rosa ambassador and Channel 4 news presenter, Jon Snow who spoke on behalf of Rosa, saying: “International Women’s Day is...
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Rosa funds 12 fantastic community organisations!

Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls, is delighted to announce 12 new grant awards totalling £45,000 to organisations working to tackling FGM in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The FGM Small Grants Programme was made possible with funding from Comic Relief and has awarded £200,000 over three years to organisations working at grassroots...
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Rosa Announces Raise Your Voice Campaign

On February 14th, Rosa launches our “Raise Your Voice” campaign during which we’re asking “what woman has most inspired you and why?” This is your chance to talk about a woman who has had a big impact on your life and reinforced in you an interest and belief in gender equality. We encourage everyone to join in...
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Rosa marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

February 6th marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM. This is a day when we remember the 137,000 British women who have been affected by female genital mutilation. It is a day when globally we commit to doing more to protect the 3 million girls who are at risk each year of having...
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Youth-led Website Launched to End FGM

A new website has been launched today by teenagers to help educate other young people about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and what steps they can take to stop it. From July-September this year across London 758 newly reported incidences of FGM were discovered by healthcare professionals. To help people spot the signs of abuse and help others...
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