Global initiatives

Here are some of the projects and organisations working against FGM around the globe. Please contact us if you want share details of your work here.

The Girl Generation is a global campaign that supports the Africa-led movement to end FGM

Stop FGM Middle East is an initiative by WADI e.V.. WADI is non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Frankfurt, Germany and Suleymania, which supports people in the Middle East in their strive to improve living conditions and democratic and human rights. The Stop FGM Middle East & Asia campaign was consequently founded in 2013 to raise awareness internationally, to connect anti-FGM activists in Asia and to organize support for their projects and campaigns.  

END FGM is a European campaign, led by Amnesty International, working in partnership with a number of organisations in EU member states

Equality Now advocates for the human rights of women and girls around the world including initiatives to end FGM

Global Alliance Against Female Genital Mutilation

IAC The Inter-Africa Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children

No Peace Without Justice (NPJW) Female Genital Mutilation Program

UK Department for International Development - programme to help end FGM

UN Women is the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women.

UNFPA/UNICEF - Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Project Literacy brings together a diverse and global cross-section of people and organisations to help unlock the potential of individuals, families and communities everywhere with the power of words. Together, we will make significant and sustainable advances in literacy over the next five years so that by 2030, no child will be born at risk of poor literacy.




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