• Youth Ambassadors: a very political end of the year
    13/12/2019 Youth Ambassadors: a very political end of the year

    The Youth Ambassadors have been very engaged at national and international political levels in the last few months. They have been bringing up youth voices into the debate on international women's rights and made sure their generation has a seat at the table!

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  • Egypt: Peace and Development Makers Forum
    13/12/2019 Egypt: Peace and Development Makers Forum

    “The Peace and Development Makers Forum” took place in Egypt, this November 2019 and was attended by our Programme Officer Isma Benboulerbah. This initiative was launched by youth groups from Africa, Europe, Asia and the Arab region.

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  • A sneak peek at the Ambassadors actions
    12/12/2019 A sneak peek at the Ambassadors actions

    The new generation Ambassadors carry on exciting projects: here is a sneak peek at the type of actions they have been leading on recently with Aminata, Isatou and Sister Fa

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  • 'My Voice Matters' Conference: Knowledge Exchange on Promising Practices for Engaging Communities
    12/12/2019 'My Voice Matters' Conference: Knowledge Exchange on Promising Practices for Engaging Communities

    FORWARD UK, with the support of the End FGM European Network, organised a Pan European conference about knowledge exchange on promising practices for engaging communities to end FGM & violence against women and girls.

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  • The new generation of Ambassadors has arrived!
    12/12/2019 The new generation of Ambassadors has arrived!

    The second generation includes 11 Ambassadors who are bringing with them their energy and expertise to end FGM! Our first face-to-face meeting was made of a lot of questions, dialogues and laughs. They are now all officially ready to start their new journey as Ambassadors of the End FGM European Network.

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  • EVENT - How not to fuel hate speech when talking about FGM
    12/12/2019 EVENT - How not to fuel hate speech when talking about FGM

    A seminar and a learning session on Female Genital Mutilation and the way we address and talk about the issue, because words matter. Despite FGM remaining a widespread and devastating issue, journalists and politicians alike tend to shy away from the topic.

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  • UNAF: Female Genital Mutilation is also a men's issue
    30/10/2019 UNAF: Female Genital Mutilation is also a men's issue

    Ibrahim Bah, a Guinean activist fighting to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation, knows first-hand how important it is that men oppose this practice that violates the rights of women and girls. Since he saw his sister die at age 14, he began to question this tradition that kills and causes serious physical and psychological damage to girls

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  • GAMS Belgium: being an FGM adviser in an asylum reception centre
    30/10/2019 GAMS Belgium: being an FGM adviser in an asylum reception centre

    I saw a lot of women who had FGM-related health problems and also women who felt really bad because of it, who suffered a lot… As the only nurse in the centre, I thought it was an important topic and I wanted to learn more to try to help those women

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  • AIDOS: collaborating with the media and using videos to fight FGM
    30/10/2019 AIDOS: collaborating with the media and using videos to fight FGM

    AIDOS held a training for journalists on how to report on gender-based violence. The team also held a capacity building training with organisations from West Africa.

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  • The NHS launches FGM specialised clinics in the UK
    30/10/2019 The NHS launches FGM specialised clinics in the UK

    The NHS (National Health Service) of the UK is launching specialised FGM clinics to provide support and health advice for survivors

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