News & Events
Statement - First FGM conviction in Portugal
On 8 January in Sintra, Portugal, a Court has found guilty a woman for practicing or allowing the practice of FGM on her 1 and a half years old daughter during a trip to Guinea Bissau in 2019. This is the first conviction around FGM in Portugal.06/02/2021
In Celebration of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2021
On International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, we reflect on how we can further align our work with our values of inclusion, diversity, and centering FGM-affected communities.18/12/2020
Inter-Regional Coalition meeting
On 3 December, End FGM EU convened a meeting of the Inter-Regional Coalition to end FGM to connect and welcome new regional Networks and individuals in this global partnership.17/12/2020
Online dialogue on "Preventing and Responding to FGM in Emergency and Humanitarian Contexts"
Between October and November, 76 experts from 44 organisations in 31 countries and from 5 world regions gathered online to participate in multiple virtual stakeholder dialogue sessions in the run up to the FGM Donors Working Group meeting on 16-17 November.
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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