The END FGM Network is recruiting a new Project Officer. All informations on the END FGM website : http://www.endfgm.eu/news-en-events/news/vacancy-project-officer/. Closing date for applications : 6th of December 2018.
The END FGM Network is recruiting a new Communication Officer. All informations on the END FGM website : http://www.endfgm.eu/news-en-events/news/vacancy-communications-officer/. Closing date for applications : 6th of December 2018.
Barbara Rondiat est référente pour le projet « femmes » du centre d’accueil des demandeur.e.s d’asile « Pierre-Bleue » de la Croix-Rouge, à Yvoir. A ce titre, elle œuvre au quotidien en faveur de l’empowerment des femmes. Cette année, elle va sillonner la Belgique francophone pour sensibiliser les équipes des autres centres au projet.
“The Brussels Coordination of the Concerted strategies on FGM (CB SC-MGF) is one of 4 “new” networks funded by the francophone Brussels government through the new Health promotion plan.”
At the crossroads of art therapy, autobiographical stories and group therapy, the creation of a personal video makes it possible to embrace an experience and to become detached. A partnership between GAMS and StoryAtelier enabled 8 women to experience it.
The last prevalence study focused on the situation as of December 31, 2012. It had shown a doubling of prevalence in 5 years with an estimate of 13,112 girls and women already undergone FGM and 4,084 at risk (5).
These past two years, the Belgium had to deal with a migration crisis with an influx of Iraqi and Syrian families and African families from Somalia and Eritrea, countries with a high prevalence of FGM. A new study is needed to update the data that will better target the actions of the services involved in the protection of girls and the support of women already affected by FGM.
The book “In the Name of Tradition” focuses on the practice of female genital mutilation in Iran. Kameel Ahmady has spent several years working in humanitarian NGOs in Europe and Africa. It was during missions in Somalia, Egypt, Kenya and Sudan that he discovered excision. Having a vague memory of having heard about clitoris cutting as a child, he decides to look into the matter in his own community in Iran. This book is the result of research conducted between 2005 and 2015.
GAMS fights homophobia.
The End FGM European Network (End FGM EU) is looking for a dynamic Director to lead its activities, European (EU) level advocacy, bridge building between Europe and the rest of the world and fundraising functions
Meeting with Fatoumata Sidibé, Deputy of the Belgian Parliament.
“As a journalist, I wanted to give a voice to women who were fighting for their rights. This is how I got to interview Khadidiatou Diallo for AMINA magazine, at the very beginnings of GAMS Belgium. It was a revolution to see women as engaged as she was.”