FGM and social norms

On February 6th 2021, International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, AIDOS launched the animated video “Dynamics of a social norm: Female Genital Mutilation”. It is part of a series of videos aiming to understand why communities continue to perpetrate FGM, under what circumstances this practice continues to exist.

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Campaign CoP Voices against FGM

On the International Day of the Girl, we are proud to launch the Campaign “CoP Voices against FGM” on social media. The campaign aims to garner the experiences of our diverse members who are contributing to anti-Female Genital Mutilation policy and programming in their communities and respective fields.

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« REMOVAL OF SOTHIEUTES » IN SENEGAL – A TYPE IV FGM?
Image 2: The Wolof language in Senegal (source: Par SyntaxTerror — Travail personnel, File:Senegal adm location map.svg, Ethnologue maps (Mauritania, Senegal and the Gambia), CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=78602911)

« REMOVAL OF SOTHIEUTES » IN SENEGAL – A TYPE IV FGM?

This video was produced by Fatou Kébé and GAMS Belgium in October 2019 as part of the CoP FGM discussion on Type IV FGM.

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