Terms of Reference: Specialized Translation of Multisectorial Academic Training Guide on FGM/C

The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is the applicant of the project “Multi-sectoral academic programme to prevent and combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C)”, cofounded by the European Commission, and implemented in cooperation with Fundación Wassu, Università Roma Tre, Fondazione Angello Celli per una cultura della salute, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and Vrij Universiteit Brussel. At URJC, the Gender Equality Observatory of […]

Terms of Reference: Making and editing of a short animated videospot in 6 languages for “Multi-sectorial academic programme to prevent and combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C)”

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos publishes the following Terms of Reference of Making and editing of a short animated videospot in 6 languages to raise interest and awreness among academic community about FGM/C and to disseminate the activities and outputs of the “Multi-sectorial academic programme to prevent and combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C)” project. Deadline: 30th May. Download Terms of Reference.

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 […]

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 […]

At University

At King Juan Carlos University, 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 […]

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. 

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]