Organisations working against FGM
Desert Flower Foundation
For over 12 years, Waris Dirie has fought against female genital mutilation (FGM) worldwide. The Desert Flower Foundation seeks to end FGM by raising public awareness, creating networks, organizing events and educational programmes. The foundation also supports victims of FGM.
End FGM European Campaign
The END FGM European Campaign run by Amnesty Ireland and NGOs wants the European Union to adopt a comprehensive approach to end female genital mutilation and protect women and girls fleeing their countries for fear of being mutilated.
Equality Now is an international organization working to end violence and discrimination against women and girls.
Federation nationale Gams (Group L’abolition des mutilisation sexuelles – France) est engagée dans la lutte contre toutes les formes de violences faites aux femmes et aux filles et plus particulièrement.
The International Network to Analyze, Communicate and Transform the Campaign against FGM/C (INTACT)
International Federation of Gynocologists and Obstetrics
Regular News on everything related to FGM
No Peace without Justice is an international non‑profit organisation founded by Emma Bonino that works for the protection and promotion of human rights, democracy, the rule of law and international justice, and undertakes its work within three main thematic programs: International Criminal Justice, Female Genital Mutilation, Middle East and North Africa Democracy
The Female Genital Cutting Education and Networking Project
The Project seeks to form an online clearinghouse and a community for researchers, activists, attorneys, and health care practitioners to obtain information and network with others involved in similar projects.
The Orchid Project
supports organisations that deliver a sustainable, proven end to female genital cutting.
A Senegalese Hip Hop and Urban Soul singer educating about FGM through her songs.
International Campaign to foster the abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting by a better involvement of the media, run by AIDOS/Italy, AFNET/ Tanzania, AMWIK/Kenya, EMWA/Ethiopia, TAMWA/Tanzania.
Stop FGM in Kurdistan is a network of local and international organizations, human rights activists, artists and journalists.
Stop FGM now!
International campaign for the eradication of female genital mutilation.
Tostan is an international nongovernmental organization with current operations in over 450 communities in Senegal, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Somalia, and Djibouti. Tostan’s mission is “to empower African communities to bring about positive social transformation based on respect for human rights” and thereby tackle FGM.
Focusing on the fight against FGM
Whoa – Protect Girls from Female Genital Mutilation
Simply say STOP to the denial of protection from female genital mutilation that affects up to 400.000 sponsored girls from WorldVision, PLAN International, Kindernothilfe and ChildFund!
Organizations working on feminist or women’s issues in the Middle East
Women Living Under Muslim Laws
“… is an international solidarity network that provides information, support and a collective space for women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam.”
Hivos is an international development organisation and sponsoring this campaign.