Comfort Momoh – Individual Award Winner – 2006

Comfort is a public health specialist who campaigns against Female Genital Mutilation. She is the only FGM specialist midwife in the UK, and she established and runs the African Well Woman’s Clinic since 1997. This clinic provides advice, information, counselling and remedial surgical procedures for women who have undergone FGM. She has written and spoken widely on this subject in order to raise awareness of violence against women, and she has been a valuable resource and source of information to health and social care professionals within the community. She always goes the extra mile on behalf of women and children, and is admired and trusted by all those she works with.