35 results for author: Daniela Bishop


Buy a “My clit’collection” bag in support of GAMS Belgium!

In partnership with Les Nez à Nez, GAMS Belgium is selling bags illustrated with clitorises in order to raise funds for its projects to abandon female genital mutilation (FGM). The clitoris in the spotlight The clitoris is a key organ to GAMS Belgium's fight for a world without FGM. It is now celebrated through the "My Clit'Collection" accessories from Nez à Nez! Tote bags in solidarity The “My Clit'Collection” tote bags have been produced to support associations that fight against genital mutilation, that promote sexual and reproductive rights as an integral part of human rights, that fight for freedom, equality and dignity. Supporting ...

CoP FGM: Webinar – Gender transformative approaches to ending FGM

On December 2, 2021, AIDOS, GAMS Belgium and the End FGM EU Network will host the online closing conference of the International Stakeholders Dialogue (ISD) on "Gender Transformative Approaches to Ending FGM". Context In October and November 2021, AIDOS, GAMS Belgium and the End FGM European Network, organized a virtual International Stakeholder Dialogue (ISD) on the topic of “gender transformative approaches to ending FGM” (GTA). The Dialogue gathered stakeholders from the public, private and civil-society sectors, in Africa, Europe and beyond, working towards the elimination of FGM. Gender transformative approaches include measures ...

Subscribe to GAMS Belgium’s new legal newsletter!

GAMS Belgium is launching its brand-new legal newsletter aimed at lawyers, legal professionals and other organisations to discuss legal issues linked to female genital mutilation (FGM), forced marriage and other related violence. An initiative of our legal support department Since 2019, GAMS Belgium offers legal support in French and Dutch to lawyers and specialised services regarding international and national protection applications. The non-profit offers specific information on case law, doctrine as well as clarifications on FGM, forced marriages and other related violence. This legal service does not replace the lawyer in the proceedings. Le...

New version (FR & NL) of the guide “Genital mutilation: addressing common myths and misconceptions”

A guide to deconstruct the myths and misconceptions about female genital mutilation (FGM).

Annual Report 2020

The year 2020 was marked by COVID-19 all over the world. Despite the challenges, the fight against FGM continues; our team did not give up and remained true to its role!

Standards for Community-Based Services for Migrant Women and Girls affected by GBV

Display the new ACCESS Community Standards poster in your premises to show that you meet the standards for supporting migrant women* facing gender-based violence.

The ACCESS awareness-raising posters are available!

Hang the awareness-raising posters and facilitate access to support for migrant women!

Press Release – The EU should ensure and sustain access to support for migrant women facing GBV

Marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, ACCESS project partners call on the European Union and its Member States to ensure and sustain access to prevention, protection and support of migrant women facing GBV.

Joint letter – Calling on Generation Equality Action Coalition on GBV to ensure that no girl is left behind

GAMS Belgium is joining civil society organisations and activists from across 79 countries to call on Generation Equality Action Coalition on GBV to ensure that no girl is left behind & prioritise ending child marriage and FGM.

Online conference – Migrant women & GBV: sharing & sustaining the ACCESS project results at EU level

On 2 December 2020, ACCESS project partners are organising an online conference for professionals and institutions active in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV) against migrant women in Europe.