Interactive Multisectoral Academic Training e-Guide on FGM/C

In a context of increasing importance of on-line academic learning, MAP-FGM has published a colourful and interactive electronic manual to expand the scope of FGM/C insertion into curricula. This manual was previously published in 6 languages by Dykinson editors and distributed among students, professors, researchers, academic libraries, etc. The Interactive Multisectoral Academic Training e-Guide on FGM/C is a pdf document […]

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 […]

FGM/C is #MyIssueToo

On the eve of International Day against FGM/C, we are glad to announce that the European Parliament will vote this week, a Resolution proposed by its Women and Gender Equality (FEMM) Committee this week that speaks about “Invites the Commission and the Member States to include basic information on FGM and other practices harmful to a girl child in the […]

MAP-FGM Project: More than 4000 Students and 70 Professors Trained on FGM/C in 5 European Universities

While the last publications were translated and printed, MAP-FGM project has come to an end on 31st January. In their last meeting hold in Barcelona on 11 and 12 January 2018, the Gender Equality Observatory of King Juan Carlos University, RHEA Centre of Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Roma Tre University, ISCTE-IUL and Wassu UAB Foundation shared the results of this two […]

Published the proceedings of II and III MAP-FGM International seminars held in Brussels and Lisbon

MAP-FGM team is glad to announce the publication of the proceedings of its 2nd and 3rd academic international seminars on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.  The papers presented at the Second Academic Seminar “Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting at the intersection of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research. Experiences from Africa and Europe”, which took place in Brussels, June 8-9 2017, have been compiled […]

At University

During the first semestre 2017-2018, Professors Julia Ropero, Laura Nuño, Magaly Thill, Gemma Cid, Inmaculada Corral and Almudena Alameda have provided training sessions on FGM/C to bachelor and PHD degrees students of law, criminology, medicine, nursing and gender studies. The Multisectoral Training Guide has been distributed among students and mailed to university libraries and gender studies centers throughout the country. […]

IV MAP-FGM International Seminar: FGM/C: From medicine to critical anthropology

On the 24 and 25 November 2017 the forth and last seminar of the MAP-FGM project had been held at the Department of Political Science of the Roma Tre University. Titled “FGM/C: From Medicine to Critical anthropology”, this event gathered more than 25 speakers from all over the world (researchers, professionals and activists) who shared their knowledge and expertise on […]

International Day against Violence against Women: MAP-FGM video at the University

On the occasion of the International Day Against Gender Based-Violence, held on November 25, the spot was reproduced continuously on the digital screens of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences for a week. As well, the video spot has been screened at IV International seminar in Roma. This creative video is made with the technics of a shadows theatre […]

The Spanish Conference of Rectors prizes MAP-FGM project

MAP-FGM project won the first prize of the Conference of Rectors of Universities of Spain (CRUE) competition on universities contribution to the achievement of 5th United Nations Sustainable Goal for Development. Among all projects and initiatives of cooperation for gender equality in the academic sector, the article explaining the activities of the project submitted by Prof. Laura Nuño and Magaly […]

MAP-FGM at the European Forum to Build Bridges on FGM

On 28th November 2017, Prof. Els Leye presented the Multisectoral Guide at the European Forum to Build Bridges on FGM. This event was held in Brussels on the 28th of November by the END FGM European Network in cooperation with DG JUST and DG DEVCO. The Forum aimed at sharing experiences, exchange good practices and discuss future trends. Els appeared […]

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 […]

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