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News & Events


AkiDwA Graduation Ceremony

AkiDwa is hosting a special graduation ceremony for a cohort of women seeking asylum in Ireland, who have been undertaking capacity-building training with AkiDwA over the past few months. The capacity-building training itself has involved a group of thirty-four women who are residing in four Emergency Accommodation Centres in Dublin.


Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies: attending NGO CSW67 events

Our colleagues from the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies, Susana Elisa Pavlou (Director) and Christina Kaili (Senior Researcher - Project Coordinator) participated as panellists at two events of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) organised by the American University of Beirut, the Asfari Institute and the Debs Center, New York Office.


LESSAN's: role-playing game for stopping GBV & advocacy meetings

The project "Men Standing-up for Gender Equality - Amplifying Change" has reached the next phase and taken two important steps in the fight against gender-based violence and FGM/C. Together with the project partners Femme Entraide et Autonomie in Paris and Himilo in Amsterdam, Lessan e.V. in Hamburg has developed a role-playing game.


Les Orchidées Rouges: inauguration of a new medical centre & awareness-raising events

With the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, Les Orchidées Rouges inaugurated their new medico-psychosocial institute in the Lyon metropolitan area, which is the first socio-therapeutic support structure for women and girls threatened or survivors of excision and/or forced marriage in that region of France.

Who we are

The End FGM European Network (End FGM EU) is a European umbrella network of 35 organisations working to ensure sustainable European action to end Female Genital Mutilation.

The Network strives to build bridges and cooperation’s with all relevant actors in the field of FGM both in Europe and globally. Platforming community voices to influence European governments and policy makers to work towards the elimination of FGM.

End FGM EU operates as a meeting ground for communities, NGOs, CSOs and EU level stakeholders to engage, interact and cooperate with one another by sharing experiences and exchanging knowledge. Through these exchanges, the Network pinpoints key areas in need of attention and address that can further develop the efforts to end FGM whilst securing opportunities for Members’ to best support them in their work.

Our funders

This site has been produced with the financial support of the European Union, the Wallace Global Fund and the Sigrid Rausing Trust. 

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