2017-04-02

Soon: II MAP-FGM International Seminar, Brussels, 8th – 9th June 2017

The Academic Seminar on  “Quantitative, qualitative and mixed researching methos on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting  – Experiences from Africa and Europe”, will take place in Brussels, on June 8 and 9 2017. The aim of the seminar is to discuss the added value of research in the campaign towards abandoning FGM, the do’s and don’ts and propose recommendations for researching FGM/C. […]
2017-04-02

At University: Training of students on FGM/C in 5 European countries: First steps

According to EIGE, an estimated 500,000 women and girls living in the European Union (EU) have undergone FGM, with further 180,000 girls and women at-risk. Nonetheless, most professionals in contact with them have not be trained on how to better prevent and manage this harmful practice against women and girls. Most European universities so far do not provide training on […]
2017-04-02

International Seminar: I MAP-FGM International Seminar, Madrid, 3-4th February 2017

On the eve of the International Day against FGM/C, the first international seminar of MAP-FGM project was hold at Madrid City Hall around the following subject: ‘Socio-cultural and legal aspects of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Transnational Experiences of Prevention and Protection’. Opened by the Major of Madrid, Mrs. Manuela Carmena, this seminar was composed of several panels of academic experts from […]
2017-04-02

Publication of Multisectoral Academic Training Guide on FGM/C

The main training output of MAP-FGM project, the Multisectoral Academic Training Guide on FGM/C has just been released in 6 languages. Published by Dykinson Publishers, under the direction of Professors Adriana Kaplan and Laura Nuño Gómez, this teaching manual is aimed at promoting and facilitating the incorporation of academic content about FGM/C in university degrees of Medicine, Nursing, Education, Psychology, […]
2017-03-31

I MAP-FGM International Seminar, Madrid, 3-4th February 2017

On the eve of the International Day against FGM/C, the first international seminar of MAP-FGM project was hold at Madrid City Hall around the following subject: ‘Socio-cultural and legal aspects of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Transnational Experiences of Prevention and Protection’. Opened by the Major of Madrid, Mrs. Manuela Carmena, this seminar was composed of several panels of academic experts from […]
2017-01-30

1st International Conference of the “Multisectoral Academic Program to Prevent and Combat Female Genital Mutilation” “Socio-cultural and legal aspects of female genital mutilation / cutting: Transnational experiences of prevention and protection”. Program.

Madrid, 3rd and 4th February 2017 Conference Hall, City Council of Madrid Alcalá Street, 50 (4th floor) This Seminar is the first of the four international academic seminars of the Project “Multisectoral Academic Programme to prevent and combat FGM/C”, co-funded by the European Commission. The Multisectoral Academic Programme to prevent and combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM/C) aims to raise awareness, […]
2016-12-19

Registrations and program of the 1st International Conference of the “Multisectoral Academic Program to Prevent and Combat Female Genital Mutilation” “Socio-cultural and legal aspects of female genital mutilation / cutting: Transnational experiences of prevention and protection”.

On the occasion of the International Day against Female Genital Mutilation, on 3 and 4 February 2017, the Gender Equality Observatory of the Rey Juan Carlos University and Wassu-UAB Foundation will hold an International Conference under the title ” SOCIO-CULTURAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: Transnational experiences of prevention and protection “. This Congress is the first of […]
2016-11-29

Call for papers for the International Conference “SOCIO-CULTURAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM/C): Transnational experiences of prevention and protection”

On 3 and 4 February 2017, the Gender Equality Observatory of the Rey Juan Carlos University and the Wassu-UAB Foundation will organize an International Conference on “SOCIO-CULTURAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: Transnational experiences of prevention and protection”. This Conference is the first of four international academic seminars planned to be organized in the framework of the project […]
2016-11-28

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 […]


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This website has been produced with the financial support of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020 of the European Union, under the call for proposal Action grants supporting transnational projects to prevent, inform about and combat violence against women, young people and children linked to harmful practices (JUST/2014/RDAP/AG/HARM).
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