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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The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) has released a study estimating the number of girls at risk of FGM in Denmark, Spain, Luxembourg and Austria.More
The present paper sheds a light on laws, policies and practices in 7 European Union Member States (Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain) in the context of asylum claims on the ground of FGM.More
This position statement outlines the critical role of community engagement in tackling female genital mutilation (FGM) within Europe.More
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 technical note, published by UNFPA, supports the development of preparedness and response plans for addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls and women at risk of, and affected by, female genital mutilation.More
A new publication by the UNFPA offers a framework for changing discriminatory norms. Suggestions include creating a relationship of trust between communities and influencers and decision-makers and amplifying marginalised voices.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
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