Secrets from the Soul: The Cutting Tradition

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Professional storyteller Vanessa Woolf and musician Nigel of Bermondsey investigate issues around female cutting through story and song. This event takes place among the skeletons and specimens of UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology. There will be a post-event discussion with UCL Medical School lead for medical ethics and law, Dr Jayne Kavanagh. Places are free but must be booked.

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A really thought-provoking evening that explores the impact of FGM in a creative narrative way. You won't leave with your head full of facts and figures; rather you'll find yourself thinking about the characters' stories and some of the realities around FGM. A diverse audience contributed to the interested discussions afterwards.

This storytelling evening is informative, powerful and moving. It is a disturbing topic which needs to be addressed and discussed. The evening offers the opportunity to do this in an open and constructive manner. Register soon: places go fast.