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01.03.19

White Saviours?

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FIGS CEO Mark Simmons discusses the recent 'White Saviour' debate and the importance of deliberate collaboration in transformational development work.


24.01.19

Introducing New FIGS Team Member, Heidi McCafferty

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New team member, Heidi, introduces herself and invites supporters to join her for the Coventry Festival of Running.


25.08.18

Girl, 13, Beaten to Death for Refusing to Get Married

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Tragically, in many parts of modern Africa girls still suffer from forced marriage. This Kenyan girl, only 13, was going to be a 60-year-old man’s sixth wife. When she objected, she was 'punished' with a fatal beating, and the purpotraters received only a fine.


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