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This report highlights the global nature of FGM/C, shedding light on the available data on the practice of FGM/C in over 90 countries across the globe. The report also provides information on the legal status of FGM/C in those countries.
The publication deals with 13 myths and aims to address the preconceived ideas andstereotypes about “victims and perpetrators” of FGM.
This article investigates how both the similarities and differences between female circumcision and female genital cosmetic surgery are suggested through images. A visual framing analysis of 278 photographs, published in Swiss newspapers between 1983 and 2015, reveals that three major visual themes—procedure, instrument and people—can be found in both female circumcision and female genital cosmetic surgery, whereas a fourth one—protest—recurs only in depictions of female circumcision. (Published in: Feminist Media Studies).
The guide aims to be a practical support for those appointed to the task of estimating the risk of FGM in a region or a country within the EU.
Our research captures the impact of migration on FGM in the European Union and gives essential insights into the factors motivating or discouraging the practice. While we might observe changes in attitudes and differences in the types of FGM performed, the underlying cause, rooted in gender inequality, too often remains deeply embedded in societies.
This study develops a comparative overview of recent FGM(Female Genital Mutilation) court cases within the EU, as well as an exploratory survey of transnational movements in relation to FGM.
Guide à l’usage des professionnel-le-s. Ce manuel contient des informations et des conseils pratiques pour le conseil aux migrantEs. Il donne des indications comment l’accès aux prestations des centres de santé sexuelle peut être facilité pour cette population et où trouver de la documentation multilingue. Pour les membres de SANTE SEXUELLE Suisse. Gratuit.
The Training Manual on Gender and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a comprehensive tool that field facilitators can use to approach Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) from a gender perspective in order to increase participants’ understanding of FGM/C as a harmful practice and a form of violence against women and girls (VAWG).
Manuel d'information et de réflexion sur les mutilations génitales féminines : approches, enjeux et recommandations à l'intention des professionnels en Suisse.
This guideline provides key recommendations for health professionals. It is grouped into four main areas: deinfibulation; mental health; female sexual health; and information and education. It also warns against the “medicalization” of FGM, that is, when health providers themselves perform female genital mutilation.
Developed within the CHANGE project and co-funded by the European Union under the Daphne Programme.