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What is ACCM (UK)

ACCM (UK) established in 2008, is a Charity and an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), evolved from a major local charity, Agency for Culture and Change Management - (ACCM Sheffield), whose primary role was to lobby for and communicate the effects of legislation concerning Female Genital Mutilation and other harmful traditional practices in the UK.

The primary function of ACCM (UK) is to expand this work in the new legal framework and to look at the wider issues that affect minority and other vulnerable communities including tackling health, social and economic inequalities at a local level in Bedford and surrounding areas.

ACCM (UK) works to promote action to bring about positive social change to enhance the wellbeing and to protect the dignity of girls and women locally, nationally and internationally. ACCM (UK) is committed to eliminating of all harmful traditional and discriminatory practices that violate Human Rights of girls and women(boys and men), such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced arranged marriage (FAM) and honour based violence (HBV) that are forms of domestic violence (DV).

ACCM (UK) to start work in Bedfordshire and surrounding areas to tackle health inequalities that impacted on minority and most disadvantaged members of the community and also to support girls and women victims of illegal harmful traditional practices.

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News & Events


Participate in this Amazing Event

Celebrating with the community. Food from all cultures, traditional music, dance and more. If you want to get involved contact us.

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Staying well

Feeling Proud

A huge thanks to Bedsfordshire Police Cohesion Team for inviting us to the awards ceremony on the 16th February 2018.

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African Evant

Get Involved

Are you an African living in Bedford and want to either singing or dancing a traditional song and more...
Contact us on 01234 356910.

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Tuesday at ACCM UK

From January
Every Wednesday

Health and Wellbeing
from 11:00am to 12:30pm

Exercise combine with educational workshops, come and join our events. Everyone is welcome to attend
Monay at ACCM UK

From January
Every Thursday

ESOL lessons
from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Learn to speak, read and write in English

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