28 results for author: Daniela Bishop

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.

Webinar (Dutch) on Feminism, Anti-racism and the fight against FGM

On Friday 28 August 2020, GAMS Belgium organised a webinar on FGM within an intersectional approach that combines feminist and anti-racist point of views. Find out what was said by the activists Lindah Leah Nyirenda, Meron Knikman, and Stella Nyanchama Okemwa!

Annual Report 2019 – Towards a world free of female genital mutilation

Find out what our strategies and approaches have been in 2019 to combat FGM and other violence faced by migrant women.

The therapeutic process as a tool for self-reconstruction

During therapeutic exchanges, women confronted with FGM and/or forced marriages free themselves from what prevents them from moving forward. Maud Jeulin, psychologist, gives an account of the therapeutic process involved in regaining one’s own life.

Webinar “Feminism & anti-racism: prospects for the fight against FGM in Belgium”

Creating a dialogue around the misrepresentations of FGM in order to prevent political instrumentalisation and to avoid harming affected communities.

GAMS Belgium stands in solidarity with MEP Herzberger-Fofana

GAMS Belgium shares the position of the European Network End FGM in solidarity with the MEP Herzberg-Fofana who testified about her experience with the Belgian police.

#EndFGMmyths: is FGM linked to religion?

One of the most common misconceptions is that FGM is linked to religion. It is often raised in defence of FGM and many people think that certain religions force the practice.

Support coronavirus prevention in Senegal

We are being hit hard: the coronavirus (or COVID-19) has an unprecedented health, societal and economic impact. But what aboutpeople in the region of Vélingara in Senegal, where we are implementing our project to combat female genital mutilation (FGM)? COVID-19 is in everyone's mind The coronavirus (or COVID-19), is well established in Europe and impacts our lifestyles. For the ones among us who are better off, it is a matter of staying at home to protect oneself and avoid the spread of the virus. But it is also a constant struggle for those affected, front-line staff and decision-makers at national and international level. In Belgium and ...