Webinar “Male involvement in ending FGM”

In this webinar the speakers presented their projects and programmes aiming to involve men and boys in the work against FGM. We addressed the main opportunities and challenges of male involvement as a strategy to bring about the gender transformative change that is so urgently needed.


  • Peter Kemei, Founding member and Head of operations for Men End FGM, Kenya
  • Rodrigue Bukungu Nkwayaya, AkiDwa, Ambassador for the End FGM EU Network, Ireland
  • Franck Ouedraogo & Samantha Royle, Tackle Africa, Burkina Faso
  • Modou Lamin Davies, Head of programs for Safe Hands for Girls and founder of HeForShe-The Gambia, The Gambia
The conference was held on Zoom and also live streamed on the CoP Facebook page

Topic Male involvement in ending FGM

“The Community of Practice on Female Genital Mutilation” is part of the “Building Bridges between Africa and Europe to tackle FGM” project, supported by the “UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of FGM”.
The project is coordinated by AIDOS in partnership with GAMS Belgium.

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