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Meet our End FGM Ambassadors The End FGM European Network launched the Ambassadors Programme in December 2016. The Ambassadors are on-the-ground activists who are fighting FGM within their communities and at European & International levels.Read more

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News & Events

23/10/2020

Open letter to the leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence

As members of the Global Platform for Action to end FGM/C, we have signed this open letter with Girls Not Brides to call on the leaders of the Generation Equality Forum Action Coalition on Gender-based Violence to commit to ending the harmful practices of Female Genital Mutilation and Child, Early and Forced marriage (CEFM).

20/10/2020

European Week of Action for Girls 2020

The European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG) is a week-long programme of events and activities, based around the International Day of the Girl Child, on Friday, 11 October. This year our coalition of nine Civil Society Organisation joined forces for the eighth time, bringing together a group of close to 30 young advocates, from Europe and Africa, who connected online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic,​ to share their recommendations with European Union decision-makers.

13/10/2020

A Webshop on the importance of involving young people in Portugal

Our Portuguese Youth Ambassadors, Ana Aua Só and Fatu Banora, organised an Online Workshop on the importance of involving young people from the affected communities in the fight against FGM, and promoted the publication of the Portuguese version of the Youth Engagement Manifesto.

13/10/2020

General Assembly 2020 - Part 2

On 22 September, the End FGM European Network held the second part of its 2020 General Assembly. It was entirely dedicated to our Members sharing with each other their work, ideas and experiences.

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.