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Pointing out to some of these actions, Schuster appealed for global efforts to ending FGM and reiterated the need to keep the pressure on governments so that they protect women and girls and run relevant programmes in development and cooperation.
— LiberalInternational (@liberalinternat) February 6, 2017
In an interview with FGM activists in Burmingham Lalit Bhusal and Amrita Tewari, Bennion called for raising awareness and expresed firm support to efforts to make communities aware that this can and does happen even among expatriates. Addressing the core of the problem Tewari said: "People need to be educated as it is happening among us. We are women and we have a full right to our body. Therefore we have the right to say no to being cut or mutilated."
Liberal International awarded its 2014 Prize for Freedom to Waris Dirie who has brought global attention to the suffering inflicted by FGM through her Waris Dirie Foundation.