International organisations 
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
    UNFPA addresses the practice of FGM as a violation of women’s fundamental human rights. Their programmatic approach can be explored in this web site of UNFPA activities.
  • CEDAW. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
    States Latest Reports to CEDAW and country-specific information for visitors about legislative options and instruments.
 
NON Governmental Organisations 
  • Amnesty International
    Amnesty International is an international NGO concerned with the human rights implications of FGM to eradicate violence against women.
 
 
  • Equality Now
    Equality Now is an international organisation which works for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. In 1997, it launched AWAKEN to support organisations and individual activists working to stop FGM. The website is available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
  • FEMINIST
    Articles and speeches about FGM are available on the Feminist.org website.
 
  • GAMS
    - Women’s Group for the abolition of FGM and other harmful practices affecting the health of women and children.
  • IAC
    The Inter-African Committee (IAC) is an NGO that fights to combat harmful practices, including FGM.
 
 
  • MEDICOS MUNDI
    Organisation which works in Burkina Faso to eradicate FGM.
 
 
  • PATH - Program for Appropriate technology in Health
    Path's mission is to improve health, especially the health of women and children. An emphasis is placed on improving the quality of reproductive health services and on preventing and reducing the impact of widespread communicable diseases. Path is involved in efforts to end FGM.
 
  • Reproductive Health Outlook (RHO)
    RHO is especially designed for reproductive health program managers and decision makers working in developing countries. The website provides up-to-date summaries of research findings, program experience and clinical guidelines related to key reproductive health topics, as well as analyses of policy and program implications.
  • STOP FGM
    An international campaign to eradicate FGM.
  • Tostan
    It is a non-profit NGO incorporated in the United States and based in Senegal, focused on empowering villagers to take charge of their own development and participate fully in society. Tostan has a programme to eradicate FGM in the region of Thiens.
 
 
  • Global Health Council
    The Global Health Council, formerly the National Council of International Health, is a US-based, non-profit membership organisation.
Other references sites: 
  • STOP FGM
    Books and documents, official documents.
  • Amnesty International Bibliography
    Large list of reports, papers and documents - specialised in FGM.
  • FGM Network References
    Website includes FGM resources and discussion boards on Africa and Middle East.
  • GAMS
    GAMS bibliography in English on harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children, especially excision.
  • CAMPS articles in French
    This website informs reader about FGM with articles and reports from French speaking countries.
  • NORCIC
    A collection of books, videos, articles, and medical and legal documents informs visitors about all aspects of FGM.
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