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 implementation of the Istanbul Convention will have a real impact on women’s lives in Europe who deserve to live a life free from all forms of violence! That's why the European Coalition to end violence against women & girls created this factsheet to call on the Council of the European Union, EU Member States who have not yet ratified the Istanbul Convention, EU Institutions, the European Commission and the European Union.More
We are pleased to present our Annual Report 2017 where you can find all information about the projects and activities of the End FGM European Network organized in 2017.More
Language is an essential and powerful tool in ending FGM. Vocabulary may seem symbolic in the context of a human rights violation yet terminology, narratives and discourse are crucial tools to convey messages that contribute to raising awareness.More
The End FGM European Network and its Portuguese member, the Associação para o Planeamento da Família, submitted a Shadow Report to the Council of Europe GREVIO Committee, on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention by PortugalMore
The End FGM European Network and its French members, Equilibres et Populations and Excision, parlons-en!, submitted a Shadow Reportto the Council of Europe GREVIO Committee, on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention by FranceMore
The End FGM European Network and its Finnish member, the Finnish League for Human Rights, submitted a Shadow Report to the Council of Europe GREVIO Committee, on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention by FinlandMore
The text of the resolution greatly reflects the vision of the End FGM European Network and stresses some important points that we reiterated and advocated for throughout the past years and which shape our work.More
The Council of Europe commissioner for Human Rights Mr. Niels Muisnieks addressed the European Parliament plenary with a speech on women's rightsMore
The European Coalition to end Violence Against Women and Girls, of which End FGM EU is a member, published an updated factsheet to call.More
The End FGM EU Strategic Plan for 2018-2022More