Who are we?

GAMS Belgium (Group for the Abolition of Female Genital Mutilation) was founded in 1996 by Khadidiatou Diallo.

GAMS Belgium was officially recognized in 1997 by the Inter-African Committee for the fight against practices affecting the health of the mother and child (IAC) as its Belgian section.

Since 2008, GAMS coordinates the network of Concerted Strategies for fighting against Female Genital Mutilation.

GAMS Belgium is co-founder of the European Network END FGM.

The GAMS Belgium Headquarters are situated at 6 rue Gabrielle Petit, 1080 Molenbeek-St-Jean. GAMS has three other regional offices in: Antwerp, Namur and Liège.

The members of the Board of Directors are elected for two years.

The composition of the Board of Directors in 2017 is:

Poste Nom
President Khadidiatou Diallo
Vice-president Katinka Int’Zandt
Secretary Christelle Bornauw
Treasurer Fabienne Richard
Administrator Fatoumata Binta Diallo
Administrator Maxamed Xusseen
Administrator Khady Gaye
Administrator Abdoulkader Ali Ibrahim
Administrator Moustapha Cissé