Dignity Alert & Research Forum (DARF)

Dignity Alert & Research Forum (DARF)

Charity information

Dignity Alert & Research Forum (DARF)

Dignity Alert and Research Forum is a vibrant organisation working to end violence against women and children in Scotland and Eastern Africa, in particular we're involved in the fight to end FGM/C.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    DARF's current focus is to end female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female circumcision or cutting. DARF is the only organisation in Scotland systematically focusing on ending FGM through multiple rights-based approaches especially creating awareness and trainings on FGM and related matters.

    DARF aims to reduce the prevalence of FGM in Scotland and around the world, and ensure the provision of comprehensive services for affected girls and women.

  • Aims

    Dignity Alert & Research Forum (DARF) aims to:

    • Equip professionals including the Police, health professionals and other voluntary organisations with the skills and tools to support change in FGM practicing communities.
    • Effect positive change and facilitate community social support for the abandonment of FGM through education & campaigning initiatives.
  • Overview

    Established: September 2007

    Board members: 4

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 07764934401

    Address: UN House, 4 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1QW

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website
  • FGM Community Alert

    To safeguard girls & women in Scotland at risk of, or affected by Female Genital Mutilatio... More