You are affected

If you or someone you know may have been affected by female genital mutilation (FGM), on this page we have gathered essential information for you.


On this page we have put together some essential information for you.

What is FGM?

Genital mutilation or female genital mutilation is “procedures that intentionally alter or injure a woman’s external genitalia for non-medical reasons”. (WHO, 2014)

I would like an appointment at GAMS

Below, you will find all the numbers of GAMS offices and consultations services. Call the closest to you to schedule an appointment.


As part of the “My life behind the masks” project, GAMS Belgium, in partnership with Care4Refugees, has translated a series of online breathing and relaxation exercises into various sub-Saharan African languages.

What support does GAMS offer?

GAMS offers multidisciplinary support tailored to your needs: psychological or social support, individual counselling and/or community workshops. Whether you are a professional, directly concerned, or a relative, whether you are a man or a woman: we are here to listen.

Multidisciplinary support

The two multidisciplinary hospital centres in Belgium provide holistic care for women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation.

I am experiencing violence and seeking support

Discover the ACCESS map which includes all specialized associations to find the one that suits you.