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.
Each resource has a summary and a link to the actual document.
The information contained in this space is open to all and has been gathered through various platforms. We have endeavored to mention the source where possible. If you use any information from this space, please credit the original author.
If you wish to share any information with us, to correct any mistakes or offer suggestions, please email us here.
This report is the result of the October-November 2020 Virtual International Stakeholders Dialogue.More
In this briefing directed to EU policy and decision makers, End FGM EU explains why it is important to integrate prevention and response to FGM within the humanitarian work of the European Commission.More
This Child Safeguarding Policy (CSP) outlines End FGM EU's and its Members’ commitment to protect children from harm and the responsibilities and procedures for all the actors linked to the Network who will have a direct contact with children in the context of the actions implemented by the Network and its Members.More
The End FGM European Network and its German Members LebKom, Lessan, and TERRE DES FEMMES submitted a Shadow Report to the Council of Europe GREVIO Committee, on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention by Germany concerning prevention, protection, prosecution and integrated policies on FGM.More
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a matter of gender equality was addressed in the Beijing Platform for Action, both specifically and within all forms of gender-based violence, in several critical areas of concern, namely: women and health, violence against women, human rights of women and the girl child. The aim of this Toolkit is to support national advocacy in light of the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adoption and to analyse progress made.More
The movement to end FGM would be incomplete without the next generation of activists. If you want to understand effective strategies that will make a difference in working with youth to tackle FGM, here's how!More
This publication, developed by Plan International Deutschland and coordinated by Dr. Gwladys Awo, supports the implementation of their interdisciplinary work and is a milestone in educational work with women and girls affected by FGM.More
This paper presents the United to End Female Genital Mutilation (UEFGM) knowledge platform, which is part of an EU-funded project. The platform is designed as a practice tool to improve the knowledge and skills of professionals who are likely to come into contact with women and girls affected by FGM.More
This advocacy toolkit aims at outlining how to develop an advocacy strategy to ensure, first of all, full unreserved ratification and, subsequently, national implementation of the Istanbul Convention, particularly for what concerns Female Genital Mutilation.More
This brief draws from stakeholder interviews and a review of historical documents to present useful lessons for donors interested in supporting nascent organisations or catalysing a burgeoning ecosystem of influential activists.More