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
https://youtu.be/pXXhJ7FO-5w This video was produced by Fatou Kébé and GAMS Belgium in October 2019 as part of the CoP FGM discussion on Type IV FGM.
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
INTERVIEW WITH FATOU KEBE Behind a “cultural practice” We had the opportunity to meet Fatou Kebe, member of the Community of Practice since 2017, when she came in Brussels for an international expert meeting on management and prevention of female genital mutilation/cutting, organized by three francophone universities. With a background in sociology, Fatou Kebe has … Lire la suite «The removal of the southieutes» in Senegal : an unknown type of FGM IV
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. Sociologue de formation, Fatou Kebe a … Lire la suite « L’enlèvement des sothieuntes » au Sénégal : un type IV de MGF méconnu