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Multimedia

Our Multimedia section  includes videos, brochures, fliers, posters and presentations by people and groups working towards the abandonment of FGM.

Videos

Female genital mutilation/cutting: Interview with Maryam Sheikh Abdi                   

Council staff member Maryam Sheikh Abdi talks about her personal experience with female genital mutiliation/cutting and presents field stories from her work among the Somali community of Kenya.

Islam and female genital mutilation/cutting                                                          

Council consultant Sheikh Ibrahim Lethome describes a religious-oriented approach to addressing female  genital mutilation/cutting.

 Change is possible: An FGM/C photo essay                                                        

The Council's portfolio of research and programs on female genital mutilation/cutting.

 

 Presentations

Title: Inter-Agency Group on FGM/C

Author: Nafissatou J. Diop

Date: 2008

Source: Population Council

Description: Presentation at the Fifth International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting, Washington DC, 6 February  

 

Title: Evaluating Programs for the Abandonment of FGM/C

Author: Ian Askew

Date: 2008

Source: Population Council 

Description: Presentation at the Fifth International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting, Washington D.C. , 6 February

 

Title: A Religious-Oriented Approach to Addressing FGM/C Among the Somali Community Living in Kenya

Author: Maryam Sheikh Abdi  and Ibrahim Lethome Asmani

Date: 2008

Source: Population Council

Description: Presentation at the Fifth International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting, Washington D.C. , 6 February

 

Title: Overview of FGM/C in North-Eastern Kenya and the Religious Oriented Approach

Author: Maryam Sheikh Abdi

Date: 2009

Source: Population Council

 

Title: Efforts against FGM in Egypt: Different Approaches in One Socio-Cultural Setting

Author: Ghada Barsoum

Date: 2008

Source: Population Council

Description: Presentation at the Fifth International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting, Washington D.C. , 6 February

 

Title: Knowledge gaps about FGM/C that could be addressed through research

Author: Ian Askew

Year: 2008

Source: Population Council

Description: Presentation at the Fifth International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting, Washington DC, 6 February  


Title: FGM/C in Kenya A microcosm of Africa?

Author: Maryam Sheikh Abdi

Date: 2008

Source: Population Council

Description: Presentation at the Fifth International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Cutting, Washington DC, 6 February