Law against FGM in 4 African countries

The online conference of August 25, 2021(In French) addressed the issue of the legislative situation of FGM in 4 African countries: Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea and Chad.

The discussion focused on the current legal situation, took stock of legal developments in recent years, we had the opportunity to analyze best practices and reflected on the challenges many countries still face in implementing anti-FGM legislation in a way that lowers FGM prevalence rates.

To conduct this discussion well, we collaborated with four experts from these countries.

Guinea Conakry: Judge Kabusco Keita

Burkina Faso: Ms. Viviane Sanon Taro

Mali: Mr. Brehima Ballo

Chad: Ms. Béassoum Kemneloum Annicette

Watch it below in French. 

“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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