More than a dozen community groups given share of £270k to continue work around Nottinghamshire

Community groups who carry out work ranging from steering young people away from gangs to helping survivors of female genital mutilation have received a share of more than £250,000. Nineteen projects across Nottinghamshire have received a share of £270,000 from Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping's annual budget. Alfreton Road-based group the Mojatu Foundation Ltd, which supports female genital mutilation survivors, received £23,903. The group helped the city to become the first in the UK to declare a zero-tolerance approach to female genital mutilation [FGM] in 2016.

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