Femmes Entraide et Autonomie
One of the main areas of work of FEA is FGM. It’s main current project aims to contribute to the elimination of FGM in France thanks to its strong links with affected communities.
FEA is currently partner oF the EU funded Men Standing up for Gender Equality - MFGE project. The objective of this project is to promote the abandonment of FGM and CEFM among practising communities in Europe.The main activities are :
-to engage, train and accompany change mediators ;
-train professionals ;
-undertake communication and advocacy work at national and EU level.
Along with this project, FEA accompanies survivors of FGM, CEFM and other forms of sexist violence to get their rights, and informs on care services and asylum.
The President of FEA, Roukiatou Sissoko, is engaged in ending FGM in Europe. She is End
FGM EU Network Ambassador since 2016.