Who are they?
The Global Platform for Action to end FGM/C came together in early 2019 to place FGM high on the agenda of the Women Deliver conference, through a joint event that was considered among the top 5 ways of making an impact. It was the very first time that civil society working on FGM came together united to make FGM a thing of the past.
The core group is made up of 12 regional and international Non-Governmental Organisations who have the common goal of eliminating FGM and supporting Survivors.
The Global Platform has carried out several joint advocacy actions since its creation mainly targeting United Nations' processes:
- On the occasion of the ICPD+25 Conference in Nairobi in November 2019, we have officially launched together our Global Call to Action to end FGM/C.
- In 2020, we have provided input to United Nations' processes concerning FGM at the Human Rights Council and the United Nations General Assembly level.
- At the moment, we are working together to ensure FGM is included on the Generation Equality's agenda.