Peggy Mulongo

Dr Peggy Mulongo is a mental health Lecturer and a Registered Cross-cultural Mental Health Practitioner with 15 years’ experience of working with Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in the UK. She is the co-founding member of NESTAC, a Refugee Community Organisation (RCO) addressing the needs of migrant population living in Greater Manchester and beyond, since 2003. Peggy is an expert in delivering cross-cultural psychosocial therapy to refugees and asylum seekers, especially women who have experienced mental distress such as that associated with any form of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), and more particularly Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Peggy is an FGM Campaigner and the initiator of FGM Programmes called Support our Sisters (SOS), BJM Award-Winner 2015, Finalist of the Nursing Standard 2015. She also initiated the Guardian Project, a Greater Manchester safeguarding programme supporting young girls at risk of FGM and those who have been through FGM. Peggy implemented three FGM therapeutic clinics in Greater Manchester.

In the last 14 years, Peggy has worked in the field of mental health and culture as an Advocate, a Cross-cultural Therapist, a Lecturer and a Consultant.

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