Organizations

Sahiyo

 

Sahiyo's mission is to empower Dawoodi Bohra and other Asian communities to end female genital cutting and create positive social change through dialogue, education and collaboration based on community involvement.

 

Intact Network

 

INTACT’s mission is to accelerate the abandonment of FGM/C through enhancing communication among researchers, activists and policy makers; and promoting utilization of research results to guide policies and programs.

 

Orchid Project

 

Orchid Project has a vision of a world free from female genital cutting. To achieve this we:

  • Advocate to ensure stakeholders resource and prioritise an end to FGC
  • Communicate the potential to end FGC within a generation and raise awareness about how, why and where FGC happens
  • Partner with organisations that deliver a sustainable, proven end to FGC

The Girl Generation

 

The Girl Generation support grassroots organizations to strengthen their social change communications to end FGM. We also develop locally-owned strategies, informed by national priorities, to address local contexts and needs. We support our members and partners to leverage resources and opportunities, increasing their impact in the end FGM movement.  

 

Articles

Population Reference Bureau

Women and Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States

Mark Mather and Charlotte Feldman-Jacobs

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on female genital mutilation/cutting in the United States was released in January 2016, providing additional information on women and girls at risk.


Videos

Leyla Hussein

 

Leyla Hussein is a Psychotherapist, she has been awarded Cosmopolitan Ultimate campaigner Women of the Year Award 2010 and currently received Emma Humphrey Award on her work on FGM and violence against women/children.