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.  
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 […]
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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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