MAP-FGM/C animated video spot
The Multisectoral Programme to prevent and combat Female genital mutilation / cuttingPartners: King Juan Carlos University, Roma Tre University, ISCTE-IUL, Wassu-UAB Foundation, Angelo celli Fondazone.Original Music: Refraction (textual) by Podingtn BearFunded by European Union.
2nd international seminar: Gallery
“Multisectoral Academic Program to Prevent and Combat Female Genital Mutilation"
Brussels, 2017, June, 8th and 9th
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting at the intersection of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research – Experiences from Africa and Europe
Session 1: The crucial role of research on FGM
Chair: Magaly Thill, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Christina Palitto, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland. Gaps in research on FGM
Sophie Withaeckx, RHEA, Centre of Expertise Gender, Diversity and Intersectionality, Belgium. Researching FGM: the need for an intersectional perspective
Tammary Esho, African Coordinating Centre for the Abandonment of FGM/C and Population Council, Kenya. What works: Effectiveness of interventions to end FGM/C
Session 2: Qualitative research methods to assess influence of migration regarding FGM
Chair: Ricardo Falcão, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
Vanja Bergren, Medical Faculty Lund University and Division Global Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Perceptions and experiences of female genital mutilation after migration to Sweden. An explorative study
Sandrine Mesplé-Somps & Idrissa Diabate. Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris School of Economics and Université Paris-Dauphiné. FGM and migration in Mali. Do migrants transfer social norms?
Session 4a: Quantitative research and mixed methods
Chair: Kidanu Meles, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Bettina Shell-Duncan, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA. Considerations on the use and interpretation of survey data on FGM/C (video).
Adriana Kaplan, Wassu-UAB Foundation, Autonomous University Barcelona, Spain. FGM-surveys on knowledge, attitudes and practices KAP in the Gambia
Mai Mahgoub Ziyada, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies, Norway. Estimating the prevalence of female genital mutilationin Norway
Session 4b: Quantitative research and mixed methods
Chair: Gbadebo Babatunde, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Jacinta Muteshi, Population Council, Kenya. Exploring Associations between FGM/C and Early/Child marriage: A review of the evidence
Nina Van Eekert, University Antwerp, Belgium. The association between women’s status and the medicalization of female genital cutting.