FGM Prevalence map, 2017
The Population Reference Bureau has developed a reference guide titled “Six Practical Tips for Understanding Data on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.” This guide aims to help researchers, advocates, program managers, and policymakers understand, interpret, and use the latest FGM/C data.
The Training Manual on Gender and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), developed by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), approaches Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) from a gender perspective in order to increase participants’ understanding of FGM/C as a harmful practice and a form of violence against women and girls (VAWG).
GAMS Belgium has updated its prevalence map on FGM in the world with regard to the new data published by UNICEF in a report in February 2016. With the new statistics, the NGO was able to integrate data from several countries in Asia, including Indonesia…
The main objective of the report was to provide an analysis of the situation of Female Genital Mutilation in EU Member States, particularly concerning prevalence data, policy and legal framework, and actors dealing with FGM and their approaches. Some Member…
This training manual has been produced for future facilitators to train multipliers promoting behaviour changes in FGM practicing communities across the European Union. The CHANGE training manual merges several approaches and is based on Participatory Action Research. Guidelines and detailed…
This board, designed for workers in the domain of health, is an appendix to the manual “Mutilations Génitales Féminines – Guide à l’usage des professions concernées.”
The document is a reminder of the definition of FGM, of the different types, and of the right way to help infibulated women during childbirth.
This is a support or a visual help enabling to show entirely or partially the vulva and its different parts. It also enables to show, “visually”, some of the harmful consequences of the practice.
The idea of the project “creating posters” appeared thanks to the following statements: the already existing posters were not always understood by people who cannot read the language(s) of the host country AND the symbols/drawings are not necessarily compatible with the target audience.
This document geographically deals with the countries, showing the percentage of women who have undergone FGM all over the world. The aim is to raise awareness about the consequences FGM can have on the health of women and girls.