The non-profit organisation GAMS Belgium has been fighting since 1996 for the abandonment of female genital mutilation in Belgium and abroad. Its team collaborates with affected communities and carries out prevention, support, professional training and advocacy work. GAMS Belgium is a member of the EndFGM European Network and the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices (CIAF).



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  2. How to talk about FGM?
  3. Female genital mutilation in Belgium (factsheet)
  4. FGM prevalence in the world (worldmap)

Press Contacts

  • Katrien De Koster (NL & ENG)
    Flanders helpdesk Coordinator
    0495 93 93 18
  • Fabienne Richard (FR & ENG)
    Director GAMS Belgium & midwife referent FGM
    0473 41 06 91
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Recent press releases

08.03.2020 – International day for women’s rights: on 9 March 2020, the feminist association GAMS Belgium goes on strike. (French/Dutch)

06.02.2020 – Female genital mutilation: the Belgian government must ensure respect for the human rights of women in precarious situations

21.11.2019 – Breaking the silence on gender-based violence against migrant women: Launch of the ACCESS project aiming to facilitate access to support services for affected women.

06.02.2019 – #TogetherWithGirls campaign against female genital mutilation.

GAMS Belgium in the media