Information on female genital mutilation, the prevention and the care for women, girls and families.
Informations sur les mutilations génitales féminines, la prévention et le soin des femmes, des filles et des familles.
FGM_C.INFO is a centre for information, research and counselling on FGM for concerned women and girls, for professionals, volunteers and organisms working on the field of FGM. This portal is under construction and needs your contribution.
FGM-C.INFO est un centre d’information, de recherche et de conseil pour les femmes et les filles concernées, les professionnels, les bénévoles et les structures travaillant dans le domaine des MGF. Ce portail est en construction et a besoin de votre contribution.
When Lismore man Brian Wheatley gets hold of an issue he doesn't let go.
He's a father, community worker and passionate advocate of human rights.
As a grandfather he says he was appalled when he came across the issue of female genital mutilation at a Rotary Council on Legislation conference in Chicago some years ago.
But he was even more disturbed when his beloved Rotary organisation failed to support an international resolution to help stop the barbaric practice.
Author: Elloise Farrow-Smith
Photo: Rotary International
The Honourable Minister of Social Welfare, Gender & Children’s Affairs in the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has categorically stated that the Bondo Society is not under any current or proposed ban by the United Nations but that what the UN urges a ban of, was the specific practise of female genital mutilation.
Author: Lucia S. Kamara
The day’s programme, supported by UNICEF and organised by the Judiciary, brought together magistrates, judges of the superior courts, and members of the media.
It was characterised by presentation of research findings on impact and effect of harmful traditional practices on the girl child in various communities across the country.
Author: Sanna Jawara