Toks Okeniyi is the Head of Programmes and Operations at FORWARD, the lead organisation in the UK tackling female genital mutilation (FGM). She conducts psychosocial educational sessions with families who are going through court proceedings relating to FGM Protection Orders.
Her professional roles have involved liaising with senior managers and key stakeholders, working to achieve desired outcomes by being a catalyst for change with a commitment to improve efficiencies and deliver value for money. She sits as a magistrate in Family and Criminal cases. She is passionate about ensuring that individuals who are vulnerable or discriminated against are able to avail themselves of their rights.