1st international seminar: video and gallery

“Multisectoral Academic Program to Prevent and Combat Female Genital Mutilation"

Madrid, 2017, February, 3rd and 4rd

Socio-cultural and legal aspects of female genital mutilation / cutting: Transnational experiences of prevention and protection

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.

4rd international seminar: Photo Gallery

“Multisectoral Academic Program to Prevent and Combat Female Genital Mutilation"

Rome, 2017, November 25th and 24th

From medicine to critical anthropology