MAP-FGM/C animated video spot

MAP-FGM/C video has been launched at our III International Seminar in Lisbon on 29th September 2017, on the eve of the European Night of Researchers. This creative video is made with the technics of a shadow theatre and was produced by a young team of artists on the basis of a script drafted by the members of the project. This […]

MAP-FGM project presented at the Portugal’s National Science Meeting, Lisbon, 4 July

At July 4th Marta Patrício was at the Ciência 2017 (Science 2017), Portugal’s National Science Meeting in Lisbon, where she presented the MAPFGM project .  Follow the link As well, Ricardo Falcão was interviewed at September 4th by the Portuguese association P&D Factor. In this interview he pointed out the importance of the MAPFGM project and inserting contents of the […]

Meeting with the Belgian Secretary of State for Equal opportunities, 21 September

On September 21, Els Leye was invited for a meeting at the Secretary of State for Equal Opportunities, to discuss issue related to FGM/C and early/forced marriage. She provide a copy of the Multisectorial Guide to the Secretary of State and informed them about the project. 

FGM/C in the Seminar of review of gender equality policies, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 6th October

A Seminar of review of gender equality policies was organized by Professors Esperança Bosch and Victoria Ferrer at the Universitat de les Illes Balears on 6 October 2017, as an activity of the Master in Gender Equality policies and prevention of Gender Based Violence. The Gender Equality Observatory was invited to adress FGM/C, with a conference by Laura Nuño Gómez […]
photo by : Nabil Boufada Gonçalves

At University

At King Juan Carlos Univesrity, FGM/C has been mainstreamed so far in a wide range of teaching guides of the following courses and degrees for the academic year 2017-2018: Professional deontology and health legislation (Degrees in Medicine, Occupational Therapy and Social Work), Social Nursing, gender and Health (Degree in Nursing), Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing (Degree in Nursing), Gender and Social […]

24-25th November 2017: 4th MAP-FGM International seminar “From Medicine to Critical Anthropology”

Roma Tre team is fixing up the organization of the International Seminar and started new trainings on FGM/C with students of Political Science and International Cooperation.  The forth and last International Seminar of the MAP-FGM project is titled: “FGM/C: From Medicine to Critical Anthropology”. It will be held in Rome on 24 and 25 November 2017, in the Aula Magna of the […]

3rd International Seminar “Institutional Responses to FGM/C”

The 3rd International Seminar “Institutional Responses to FGM/C” was held at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon in September 28th and 29th. This Seminar brougt to the discussion the inherent complexity of institutional responses to FGM/C through contributions of experts from various African countries (Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Guinea Conakry and Mauritania) and other European experts that work on these cross-cutting contexts and other related […]

Published the papers of I MAP-FGM International Seminar

The papers of our I International Seminar held in Madrid on 3-4th February 2017 organized jointly by the Gender Equality Observatory of King Juan Carlos University and Wassu-UAB Foundation have been published in English and Spanish. Under the title of “Sociocultural and legal aspects of FGM/C: transnational experiences of prevention and protection”, it compiles findings and experiencies of European and […]

3rd International Seminar: Institutional Responses to FGM/C. Lisbon 28&29th September

The III International Seminar of the MAP-FGM project will be held in Lisbon and is being prepared by the CEI-IUL team. It will take place in the 28th and 29th September 2017 in ISCTE-IUL under the theme “Institutional Responses to FGM/C”. This seminar will have 1 keynote speech, 5 roundtables and 1 documentary screening. The programme is now closed and […]

Gallery II MAP-FGM International Seminar: “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting at the intersection of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research – Experiences from Africa and Europe”


At University: we keep working!

The URJC team has maintained advocacy meetings with professors from different disciplines for the insertion of FGM/C into the academic curriculum of next academic year. In this sense, a training course was offered on 15th of June to professors of Nursing, Medicine, Social Work, Law and Communication Degrees. This multisectoral training course was given by URJC team, Wassu Foundation, Medicos […]

2nd Academic Seminar “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting at the intersection of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research – Experiences from Africa and Europe”

The 2nd Academic Seminar “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting at the intersection of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research – Experiences from Africa and Europe”, was held in Brussels at Hotel Bloom, on Thursday and Friday June 8 and 9 2017. The seminar aimed at discussing the added value of research in abandoning FGM, the do’s and don’ts and propose recommendations for […]

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