News & Events
COVID-19 and FGM: An End FGM EU survey on the pandemic impact on women, girls and organisations
End FGM EU has conducted an internal survey among our member organisations and community Ambassadors around their work Europe and beyond, including the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls affected by FGM as well as the impact on organisations working on FGM.26/05/2020
First ever investigation on an FGM case in Russia
It came to the international attention in the past days that, in June 2019, a nine-year old girl was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in a clinic in Magas, the capital of the Northern Caucasus region of Ingushetia (Russian Federation) at her father's initiative. The mother of the girl did not consent to the operation and pressed charges against the gynaecologist who performed the operation, who is now under trial. 04/05/2020
Adapting in emergencieis: A promising practice for ending FGM in Kenya
During a humanitarian crises, conflict and disasters, state and social structures are weakened, making Sexual Gender Bases Violence and Harmful Traditional Practices even more likely to occur. However in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a promising practice has emerged.22/04/2020
GAMS Belgium informs and provides support
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, GAMS Belgium wishes to reassure its beneficiaries and remains supportive. The team wants to make sure that everyone can access and understand all the information.
Brussels Screening: The Cut: Exploring FGM
JOIN US June 5th for an unmissable screening of the Peabody Awards wining documentary 'The Cut: Exploring FGM' followed by a Q&A session with documentary correspondent Fatma M Naib.09/05/2018
The European Development Days 2018: Building Bridges between regions and people to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
End FGM EU & GIZ will share a panel session at this years European Development Days on 'Building Bridges between regions and people to end FGM'.07/12/2017
Report: The European Forum to Build Bridges on FGM
The European Forum to Build Bridges on FGM2 was held on 28 November in Brussels by the End FGM European Network (End FGM EU) in cooperation with the European Commission, and with the support of the Human Dignity Foundation and the Wallace Global Fund.04/12/2017
Screening: The Cut: Exploring FGM
Fatma Naib, who goes on a personal journey - from Somaliland to Kenya to Sweden – to explore the traditions and controversies inherent to Female Genital Mutilation.
Who we are
The End FGM European Network (End FGM EU) is a European umbrella network of 30 organisations working to ensure sustainable European action to end female genital mutilation.
The Network strives to build bridges and cooperation’s with all relevant actors in the field of FGM both in Europe and globally. Platforming community voices to influence European governments and policy makers to work towards the elimination of FGM.
End FGM EU operates as a meeting ground for communities, NGOs, CSOs and EU level stakeholders to engage, interact and cooperate with one another by sharing experiences and exchanging knowledge. Through these exchanges, the Network pinpoints key areas in need of attention and address that can further develop the efforts to end FGM whilst securing opportunities for members’ to best support them in their work.
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