This section offers a collection of key resource material related to the practice of FGM and the existing frameworks developed to end the practice and protect affected women and girls. It is aimed for activists, lawyers, policy makers, government officials, civil society actors, researchers and anyone else who wants to investigate the issue of FGM in detail.
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This report analyses the views of young African diaspora women on several subjects related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The research was conducted by young African diaspora women living in Europe who, at the time, were also participating in FORWARD’s TuWezeshe Young Women’s Leadership programme.More
To mark the 20th anniversary of the day the Maputo Protocol was adopted, we want to share this important treaty on human rights that aims to address gender-based violence and harmful practices, including FGM.More
This tool was elaborated by GAMS Belgium with the partners of Réseau Bruxellois MGF and of Réseau Wallon MGF, with the legal contribution of INTACT. The purpose of this toolkit is to better identify and protect girls at risk from FGM.More
It is clear that, in order to successfully tackle gender-based violence and eliminate FGM, gender- and culturally-sensitive mental health support services are necessary and should be fully accessible and tailored to the needs of Survivors as well as affected communities at large. End FGM EU offers a contribution of the promising practices it has identified regarding support services for Survivors and calls for the implementation of these practices at the wider EU level.More
The End FGM EU Strategic Plan for 2023-2027More
FGM & Disability are sensitive topics that are often overlooked and misunderstood. FGM survivors with disabilities are less likely to have their rights and needs advocated for & protected. Our resource explains how we can provide for people at the intersection of FGM & Disability.More
This position statement outlines the importance of reflecting on medicalised female genital mutilation (FGM) and other related medical practices carried out within Europe.More
This position paper reflects on the issue of racial discrimination with a focus on how it impacts the work of the anti-FGM sector. It aims at providing recommendations to different stakeholders within the sector to tackle racism and discrimination within the movement and beyond.More
The brochures contain a local intervention model with guidelines for action for key professionals in Berlin, Madrid, Milan, and Paris who may come into contact with those at risk and affected in their everyday work.More
In this position paper and infographic, we focus on the provision of support services aiming to provide health care, including counselling or access to health care, for Survivors of FGM.More