Towards an improved enforcement of FGM-legislation in Europe: dissemination of lessons learned and capacity building of actors in legal and para-legal field

Enforcement FGM legislation
07 June 2007 → 06 June 2009
European funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Social medical sciences
female genital mutilation law Europe
Project description

The project aims to enhance the implementation of criminal and child protection laws on FGM in the EU, by updating, expanding and disseminating the review of these laws in Europe (through a questionnaire) by building the capacities in FGM law enforcement for professionals in 5EU countries (through workshops) by proposing a framework for FMG laws in the EU (through steering committee meeting and conference) by formulating practical recommendations for an enhanced implementation of these laws and by disseminating recommendations regarding their enforcement (through conference, website and leaflet).