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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Between the incorrect use of science and the misunderstood doctrine: FGM/C or female circumcision in Islam. Female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation/cutting, (FGM/C) is deeply rooted in the history of many nations and peoples. There is a mistaken belief that the debate on FGM/C is a new one, but this is not the case.More
This briefing paper outlines the importance of the ten overarching principles for Integrated Child Protection Systems (ICPS), agreed by the European Commission, in the context of FGM.More
The End FGM European Network and its Spanish Members Medicos del Mundo, Save a Girl Save a Generation, and UNAF submitted a Shadow Report to the Council of Europe GREVIO Committee, on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention by Spain.More
The End FGM European Network and its Belgian members GAMS Belgium and INTACT submitted a Shadow Report to the Council of Europe GREVIO Committee, on the implementation of the Istanbul Convention by BelgiumMore
Weltweit sind 150 Millionen Mädchen und Frauen von weiblicher Genitalverstümmelung (engl.: Female Genital Mutilation, kurz FGM) betroffen.More
Deze sociale kaart kwam tot stand in het kader van een afsprakennota die GAMS België vzw afgesloten heeft met de Stad Antwerpen in 2016.More
Esta política quiere servir como marco de referencia para el trabajo que Médicos del Mundo lleva a cabo con titulares de obligaciones, de responsabilidades y de derechosMore
The programme focuses on safeguarding girls at risk, and on community engagement to enable FGM-affected communities to assume an active role at the forefront of work towards ending this entrenched practice.More
A mixed methods study exploring men’s involvement in Female Genital Mutilation in Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.More
Child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) are deeply entrenched practices in many regions in Tanzania despite the country having signed numerous regional and international human rights agreements limiting or banning it.More