Prevention of FGM in Europe

OBJECTIVES

To sensitise NGOs and public institutions to support actively the fight against FGM
To sensitise the public opinion through the media on the problem of FGM and the prevention towards children, adolescents and women.

ACTIVITIES

Seminar on IEC for beneficiaries, NGOs  in Paris
Media training seminar for NGOs in Rome
Advocacy towards stakeholders that fight against FGM
Guide on FGM for journalists and guide for professinals
Seminar on training of professionals
Cartography on FGM in Europe, with the publication of a synthesis  in Paris

Funding agencies

European Commission

Team

Els Leye, Isabelle Gillette-Faye, Cristiana Scoppa

Coordinator

Groupement pour l'Abolition des Mutilations Sexuelles (GAMS), France

Partners

International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), Belgium; Associazione Italiana Donne per lo Sviluppo (AIDOS), Italy

Period

December 01, 2001 - December 01, 2003

Project status

Project closed

Team members

Ms. Els Leye
Ms. Marleen Temmerman

Countries

Belgium
France
Italy

Themes

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)