2018-01-09

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 […]
2018-01-09

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 […]
2018-01-09

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 […]
2017-10-26

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 […]
2017-10-26

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. 
2017-10-26

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 […]
2017-04-02

Symposium “Challenges in estimating the prevalence of female genital mutilation in the European Union and recommendations for future estimations”

On Monday and Tuesday 27-28th of February, experts on female genital mutilation gathered at this international symposium that concluded the international research project “FGM-PREV”. This project was a cooperation between ICRH (Ghent University, Belgium), INED (France) and BICOCCA (Universita’ degli studi di Milano, Italy) and funded by the DAPHNE programme of the European Union, and focused on prevalence estimations of […]
2017-04-02

Conference “Management and prevention of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting”

The Universities of Geneva, Brussels and Montreal (Le G3 de la Francophonie) organized an international experts’ meeting on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in collaboration with the Department of Reproductive Health and Research of the World Health Organization, on March 13-14, 2017 in Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland. The objectives were to share experience, data, research and practices in healthcare and prevention […]
2017-04-02

Expert Consultation on Implementation of World Health Organization Guidelines on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Europe

On the 16th – 17th March 2017, WHO Europe and WHO Head Quarters organized an expert consultation on the implementation of the Guidelines, that were published last year. The meeting was organized at the premises of Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
2017-04-02

Launch of the UEFGM European Knowledge Web Platform

The EU – funded project ‘United to END FGM: European Knowledge Platform for Professionals dealing with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)’, lead by Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), has launched its e-learning course for professionals. Click here to view
2017-04-02

EU Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.

On 6th February 2017, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, the EU’s Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner, Vĕra Jourová, and Development Commissioner, Neven Mimica, joined together to reaffirm the EU’s strong commitment to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation and made a joint statement Click here to view.