My Fixers project was supported by the Cabinet Office’s Youth Social Action Fund.
As part of the Cabinet Office initiative ‘Step Up to Serve’, which is spearheaded by HRH the Prince of Wales, Fixers is working in partnership with the Youth Social Action Fund (YSAF) to offer the Fixer experience specifically to young people aged between 16 and 20 in Birmingham and parts of Kent.
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid Nasheima Sheikh, Assistant Chief Executive at Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid, supports our project. She agreed to be interviewed for our broadcast piece.
Leyla has been very supportive of our Fix. She offers her opinions and shares her experiences in our TV story.
Our broadcast film formed a part of winning entry for a Creative Diversity Award for ‘Best News Coverage’. Congratulations to ITV Central, who won the distinction for their strong reporting on female genital mutilation.
Our campaign was featured on the website of Shabana Mahmood - MP for Birmingham, Ladywood. You can click here to read the article.