Explore our varied research via the reports listed below.
We are looking to learn more about the types of English language learning on offer to women, both accredited, formal, informal, and non-formal, so as to understand not only what helps women to learn English, but what gives them the confidence to use it and be empowered in their lives. We are particularly interested in hearing from those with an interest in women’s-only provision.
Dr Raheal Gabrasadig was awarded a WONDER research grant to support her study "Female genital mutilation: Knowledge, training and experience of healthcare professionals at a London Hospital". The study shows that around 3/4 of healthcare professionals face barriers that prevent healthcare professionals from speaking to patients about FGM and that they need and want more training.
The Wonder Foundation has published our first report, ‘Estimating FGM Prevalence in Westminster’. The report reveals that an estimated 770 Westminster schoolgirls aged between 3-18 may be at risk of FGM. Furthermore, over 40% of the girls identified as being at risk are from countries where FGM is practised as a universal norm.