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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Health, psychological, legal and reception services in Palermo, Italy for refugees and asylum seekers survivors of sexual and gender based violenceMore
This report aims to safeguard young people in three European countries (the United Kingdom, Portugal and the Netherlands) from harmful practices, in particular Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage.More
Simple visuals to explain easy and respectful ways for women to wash their intimate parts.More
Summer Holidays, the law and YOU. Summer holidays are a time when there is a high risk that FGM will happen to girls and when families may come under pressure from relatives or friends in the UK or home country to have their daughters cut.More
FGM is Non-Islamic, against the teachings of Islam and brings Islam into disrepute, is putting the health of our daughters, sisters, mothers and wives at great risk, is illegal in the UK and carries a prison sentence of up to 14 years.More
Hard data gathered by TERRE DES FEMMES, Germany’s largest women rights organisation (In German)More
" La matrone officiante devenait la marraine des initiées, révérée et honorée, pour les avoir « purifiées », devenues de vraies femmes, bonnes pour le mariage et les grossesses..."More
Esta brochura foi produzida no âmbito do projeto CHANGE e atualizada no âmbito do projeto de continuidade CHANGE Plus, ambos cofinanciados pela União Europeia e coordenados pela organização TERRES DES FEMMES na Alemanha.More
This publication has been produced in the framework of the project “END FGM. Cooperation, synergies and structured dialogue among civil society and EU institutions to address female genital mutilation as a development issue”.More
This animation and comic is based on the inspirational true story of Aissata, an activist from Senegal, and her community. It tells of how Aissata underwent female genital cutting (FGC) aged 7, and the consequences it had on her life....More