Type IV FGM – Member contributions

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines Female Genital Mutilation as a practice of altering or harming the female genitalia for non-medical reasons. FGM is classified into 4 main types, of which type IV generally includes all procedures that do not fall under the first 3 types (partial or total removal of the clitoral gland, excision … Lire la suite Type IV FGM – Member contributions

Discussion: Type IV FGM and other types of female genital alterations

The new discussion within this Community of Practice will deep-dive into the issue of type IV FGM and other types of female genital alterations.  As we know, the World Health Organization classifies FGM in 4 main types and considers all types of FGM to be a violation of the human rights of girls and women. … Lire la suite Discussion: Type IV FGM and other types of female genital alterations

« L’enlèvement des sothieuntes » au Sénégal : un type IV de MGF méconnu

ENTRETIEN AVEC FATOU KEBE - sociologue Nous avons eu l’occasion de rencontrer Fatou Kebe, membre de la Communauté de Pratiques depuis 2017, lors de sa venue à Bruxelles pour un colloque international d’expert.e.s portant sur la prise en charge et la prévention des MGF/E, organisé par trois universités francophones[1]. Sociologue de formation, Fatou Kebe a … Lire la suite « L’enlèvement des sothieuntes » au Sénégal : un type IV de MGF méconnu