Title of Proposal UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change Country and Region(s) Global Total Proposed Budget US$77,000,000 Programme Duration 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2021 (four years) Vision Goal Contribute to the elimination of female genital mutilation by 2030 UNFPA and UNICEF jointly lead the largest global programme to accelerate the elimination of female genital mutilation (FGM). The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme harnesses the complementary expertise of the two agencies, with governments and often in close collaboration with grass-roots community organizations and other key stakeholders, backed by the latest social science research The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is the largest global programme to accelerate the abandonment of this harmful traditional practice and thereby advance the rights, health and well-being of women and girls. The programme has catalyzed a global movement to eliminate FGM and has shown an unparalleled ability to effect change also at the regional. DOWNLOAD THE TECHNICAL NOTE. The technical note supports the development of preparedness and response plans for addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls and women at risk of, and affected by, female genital mutilation.While the technical note is intended for UNFPA and UNICEF Joint Programme staff and implementing partners, other UN agencies, governments, civil society, and non.
Female Genital Mutilation is one of the deep rooted cultural practices within the Sebei Sub Region. Cultural leaders are the custodians of the culture, in regard to this ActionAid with financial support from UNFPA facilitated two quarterly engagement meetings with religious and cultural leaders on the Alternative Rite of Passage in all the three districts done in the same day on 24th July 2020 2014 Highlights - UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM/C: Accelerating Change - 3 communities and Governments to take immediate actions to stop FGM/C. Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon, in his message for the Day, highlighted the need to ^strive to preserve the best in any culture World. Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change Phase I and II (2008-2017) - Evaluation Report [EN/AR The FGM/C Joint Programme • Objective: help reduce the practice of FGM/C among girls aged zero-15 by 40 per cent, and eliminate FGM/C altogether in at least one country by 2012 • Duration: 2008-2013 • Budget: USD 37 million • 15 countries joined: — 2008: Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea -Bissau, Kenya
1) To establish programmatic baseline data of Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt within the programme area and set targets (+2 years, +4 years) for the next five years of programme implementation as per the indicators of the Phase 2 logical framework of the UNFPA UNICEF JP (see annex reports on the first phase of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Program on FGM/C, 5. a UNICEF statistical overview of FGM/C, 6. and a UNICEF review of efforts to accelerate FGM/C abandonment in five African countries. 7. To determine State's and USAID's current efforts to address FGM/C abroad, we analyzed applicable strategy and policy documents an To safeguard progress and accelerate the decline of FGM, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) last year launched Phase III (2018-2021) of the Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change was implemented in 15 African countries over the period 2008 to 2013. This summary report covers Phase 1 of the programme. The Joint Programme maintained a social norms perspective at the core of its framework. This included employing educational activities and community dialogue
We worked on UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation annual consultation which took place in InterContinental Cairo Semiramis, providing event production, screens, visibility material, ushers, interpretation and an organizational team through the 3 day event The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Accelerating the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) addresses the human rights of women and girls
Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change Phase I and II (2008-2017) Information generated through this evaluation will be used to inform implementation of Phase III of the Joint Programme (2018-2021), and UNFPA and UNICEF work beyond 2021. share share email Like 1 UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation. This statistic is based upon available national prevalence data for 31 countries. The true number is likely to be far higher, given that the practice is known to take place in 90+ countries globally. 2 UNICEF Under this action, the European Union (EU) provides a contribution to the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme phase 2 which aims at accelerating the abandonment of FGM. The Joint Programme (JP) focuses on 16 African countries and Yemen (including its African population) and explores innovative approaches to deconstruct the social norms that allow FGM.
This technical note, developed by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation, supports the development of preparedness and response plans for addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls and women at risk of and affected by female genital mutilation. Source. UNICEF. Area of Work. Child Protection Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change (2008 - 2012) v Table of Contents 3.2.4 Strengthening regional dynamics and the global movement for the abandonment of FGM/C 45 3.2.5 Progress towards the joint programme overall objective 4 This year, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation and the Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices (IAC) jointly launch the 2021 theme: No Time for Global Inaction, Unite, Fund, and Act to End Female Genital Mutilation As part of UN Women's collaboration with Phase II of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM/C, to strengthen the inter-linkages between VAWG and harmful practices such as FGM/C, and address the root causes of such form of violence, UN Women has finalized and published the policy paper titled Female genital mutilation/cutting and violence.
As part of the Phase II of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM/C, to strengthen the inter-linkages between VAWG and harmful practices such as FGM/C, and address the root causes of such violence, UN Women has developed is developing policy document on essential elements to end FGM/C as a form of VAWG, in addition to a training module on. Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change Phase I and II (2008-2017) Videos. 11 Jun 2019. Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Annual Session 2019: Session on UNFPA evaluation function. This week, our founder and executive director Molly Melching is in Rome, Italy, taking part in an international conference organized by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Program on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (UNJP).The UNJP was established in 2008 with the aim of accelerating the movement to abandon female genital cutting (FGC) Since 2008, UNICEF has worked in partnership with UNFPA on the Joint Programme on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change. Drawing on history and best practices, the Joint Programme builds on resolutions from the UN General Assembly and the Human Rights Council to galvanize global momentum to eliminate FGM by 2030
Ethiopia is poised to become one of the 17 countries in which UNFPA and UNICEF have launched a joint programme for the abandonment of FGM/C. Ethiopia: UNFPA, Unicef Launch Programme On FGM/C in. UNFPA-UNICEF, 2019, Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change, Access here. UNICEF, 2018, Child protection/Female Genital Mutilation, Access here. UNICEF, 2016, New statistical report on Female Genital Mutilation shows that harmful practice is a global concern, Access her UNICEF facilitator in Imo State, Dr. Vitus Ekeocha while speaking at a one-day UNFPA-UNICEF joint programme on Elimination of the FGM Accelerating Change held in the Isu Council Area of the state said that a National Policy and Plan of Action on Elimination of the obnoxious culture in the country (2013-2017), (2020-2024) version is being. Until 2016 the program was called UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C). 'Cutting' was deleted from 2017 to reflect UN resolutions. Sources: A presentation of highlights from the 2017 report to the steering committee in April 2017 and Performance Analysis for Phase II (UNFPA-UNICEF, August 2018) transparency of joint programming initiatives, such as the joint programme on female genital mutilation/cutting. 3 Albania, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay and Viet Nam. 4 Joint programming is the collective effort through which United Nations organizations and national partner
In May 2016, WHO in collaboration with the UNFPA-UNICEF joint programme on FGM launched the first evidence-based guidelines on the management of health complications from FGM. The guidelines were developed based on a systematic review of the best available evidence on health interventions for women living with FGM UNFPA will host a cohort of FGM Data and Research Fellows in countries affected by female genital mutilation around the world through 2020 and 2021, to support the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation on the implementation of UNFPA's Global Agenda for Research on FGM FGM Data and Research Fellow Programme UNFPA will host a cohort of FGM Data and Research Fellows in requesting HQ, regional and country offices around the world through 2020 to 2022 to support the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (JP) on the implementation of UNFPA's Global Agenda for Research on Female.
In fact, only 3 countries (Guinea Bissau, Kenya and Uganda) have provisions that prohibit and punish cross border FGM. Moreover, a cross border initiative is currently implemented in East Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda) and supported by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM. (Population Council, 1996; UNFPA-UNICEF, 2018 UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme. The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting which launched in 2007. Both organisations are part of the United Nations, and therefore have substantial legal recognition and EU institutions to address female genital mutilation as a development issue project, co-financed by the European Commission, the UNICEF-UNFPA Joint Programme on FGM/C and the Waldensian Church. The project involves four partner organisations including AIDOS (Italy) as the lead agency, FOR-WARD (UK), MIGS (Cyprus) and APF (Portugal)
Pope Tawadros II signs three declarations to support family planning and combat female genital mutilation and violence against women with the European Union, UNFPA. Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria, and Patriarch of the See of St Mark signed three declarations to support family planning and combat female genital mutilation (FGM) as well as confirm a zero tolerance approach to all forms of. Global Media Campaign Supporting Campaigners leading the End FGM fight on the media 500 + Media Graduates 8 Countries 900 M Listens/ Views Latest impact reports Media survey - Tana River, Kenya. (January 2021) 80% Have heard our campaigns 91% Understand the medical dangers of FGM 97% Changing minds about FGM Our simple strategy Since [ UN Women is collaborating with the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change during its second phase (2014-2017), in order to strengthen the gender equality and women's empowerment component of the Joint Programme at global, regional and country levels
• Develop and lead, for UNICEF, the largest global effort toward ending female genital mutilation/cutting, covering 17 countries in 3 regions (UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change) and a multi-donor global initiative to accelerate action to end child marriage covering 12 countries in 3 region UNJP UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/CuttingLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS US United States of America WFP World Food Programme WHO World Health Organization INGO and NGO acronyms are found in Appendix I Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change, Phase I and II (2008-2017) Joint FGM Eval Spanish Exe Summary.pdf Joint FGM Eval French Exe Summ.pd
Established the foundation for improved results-based management of the USD 77 million UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Phase III (2018-2021): 1 Mireille Tushiminina is the Global Coordinator for the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, the largest global programme to accelerate the end of FGM and advance the rights, health and well-being of women and girls. Prior to that Mireille has been the Executive Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa where she.
UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change. December 2014. RE: Report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on good practices and major challenges in preventing and eliminating female genital mutilation, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 27/22. i The objective of the 'UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) Accelerating Change' is to contribute to the abandonment of FGM/C in 17 African countries. This annual report is sought to convey a clear picture of the programme's third year of activities The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme Phase 1 joint independent evaluation confirmed the relevance and effectiveness of the approach in contributing to the acceleration of change to end FGM/C across multiple countries
Joint Evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change, Phase I and II (2008-2017) 02 Jul 2019 Joint FGM Eval Presentation.pdf 02 Jul 2019 Joint FGM Eval Arabic Brief.pd The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation works in 16 countries where the practice is prevalent. In 2019, these efforts resulted in more than 2.8 million people in 3,362 communities publicly declaring they would abandon female genital mutilation by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change, and the Department of Reproductive Health and Research, UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP)
DFID's Programme 'Towards Ending FGM/C in Africa and Beyond' 3 components - Population Council - UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on FGM/C: accelerating change - The Girl Generation Contribute to Impact End to the practice in one generation and a reduction in the practice by 30% in at least ten countries within five years Research Goal Generat 2018 - 2020 Sexual and Health Rights/ Capacity building. WHERE Europe: Italy, Belgium and other European countries. Africa: Burkina Faso, Egypt, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and other African countries supported by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation. PARTNERS European partners: AIDOS (who coordinates the project) and GAMS Belgique will work. In 2008, UNFPA and UNICEF established the Joint Programme on FGM, the largest global programme to accelerate abandonment of FGM and to provide care for girls and women living with its consequences. To date, the programme has helped more than 3 million girls and women receive FGM-related protection and care services The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change was launched in 2007, and has the main objective of contributing to the abandonment of FGM in 17 African countries in a generation
The stakeholders made the call during a webinar on FGM Progress Report organised by an NGO, Education As Vaccine (EVA), with support from UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme on Elimination of FGM . We have witnessed how accurate information about the dangers of the practice as well as evidence that other communities ar
• Responsible for the data collection, synthesis, and analysis of three programme countries (Guinea, Kenya, and Mali): conducted desk review of programme documents and remote key informant interviews Participating in the joint evaluation of Phase III of the UNFPA-UNICEF joint programme on the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) UN programme. The UNFPA-UNICEF joint programme on FGC is active across the country. Phase II of the programme (2014-2017) saw 723 communities make public declarations of FGC abandonment, involving more than 266,800 individuals. It reports that girls' and women's attitudes towards FGC show no significant change in the period CIRDDOC as an Implementing Partner to UNFPA is funded under the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Donor Program on the Abandonment of FGM. The project is aimed at achieving the abandonment of FGM in Nigeria especially in the focal states including Ebonyi and Imo. CIRDDOC working with its downstream partners (Community and Youth Development Initiatives (CYDI), Community Women and Society Initiative (CWSI) and. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. Reproductive health care for women and youth in more than 150 countries- which are home to more.
UNFPA will host a cohort of FGM Data and Research Fellows in countries affected by female genital mutilation around the world through 2020 and 2021, to support the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation on the implementation of UNFPAâ€™s Global Agenda for Research on FGM Dr. Ekeocha highlighted these activities included the UNFPA/UNICEF joint programme on elimination of FGM, supporting the state government to strengthen and enhance legal framework prohibiting FGM. In the framework of the Building Bridges between Africa and Europe to tackle FGM - Phase II project, financed by the UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Program on FGM, AIDOS seeks the following service: production of four (4) animation videos of about 4 minutes each. The Overall goal of the project is to: increase the effectiveness of actions against. UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Program on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) a qualitative data analysis software to improve the Joint Program post-phase III impact evaluation. • Co-wrote a. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM/C) as a violation of human rights and includes all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Sudan has one of the highest rates of FGM/C in the world with 86.6% girls and women aged between 15-49.
The 'Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive' programme created a research consortium that brought together African institutions and the world's leading and most experienced researchers in Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) abandonment.The priority countries for research were Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, and Sudan, given. Detailed theory of change showing multiple causal paths and availability of supporting evidence 21 Source: United Nations Population Fund and United Nations hildren's Fund, Joint Evaluation, UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Accelerating Change, 2008-2012, Final Report, Volume II, UNFPA/UNICEF, New York, 2013, annex 13, p. 192 .3 Australia and New Zealand are also home to migrant women and girls with FGM. Ther Asenath Mwithigah | Kenya | Programme Analyst and Coordinator of UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Elimination of FGM at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) | An exceptional leader committed to the advancement of human rights through building social movements and creating transformational change in various development sectors. | 500+ connections | See Asenath's complete profile on Linkedin.
Mali is one of 17 countries where the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Program on Female Genital Mutilation operates, with an estimated 91% of women and girls aged 15 to 49 having undergone some form of FGM. However, opinions on the topic vary drastically by region Participants from across the world are meeting in Banjul for a three-day sub-regional forum aimed at strengthening monitoring and evaluation of the FGM programme as well as to develop capacity and accountability of the countries in the sub region.. The forum is well attended and hosted by the Gambia government, and was funded by UNFPA, and UNICEF's Program on FGMC FGM: A native affliction on every inhabitable continent; The Clitoral Hood - A Contested Site: khafd of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in India; Perception and barriers to reporting female genital mutilation How to transform a social norm - Reflection on phase II of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilatio
Rasheed SM, Abd-Ellah, AH, Yousef FM. Female genital mutilation in Upper Egypt in the new millennium. Intl Jour Gynaecol Obstet. 2011: 114 (1): 47-50. UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital. Mutilation/Cutting. Accelerating Change. Annual Report, 2011. UNFPA-UNICEF, 2011. UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital. Mutilation/Cutting Speaker 3: UNFPA UNICEF joint partnership on FGM cutting. World's largest program on FGM. Started after 2007CSW resolution where first resolution then taken by UN general assembly to eliminate FGM. Then an operational arm and program was developed. Advocacy and fundraising at global level . In 2010, its prevalence aong girls and women aged 15 to 49 was 76.3%; by 2013 is was reduced to 74.9%. 3 On 2015-NOV-24, the country's Information Ministry confirmed that FGM has been banned in the country. President Yahya Jammeh said that FGM has no place in Islam or in a modern. Database of FGM/C Programmes. This web-enabled database management system provides information and shares a mapping of recently completed and ongoing interventions and research studies used to address female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) since the year 2000. This global platform provides a comprehensive and easily-accessible listing of FGM/C programmes that may be used by interested.
According to the 2011 Welfare Monitoring Survey the prevalence of FGM/C is highest in the Region at 60 per cent. But six districts in the Region in which the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Accelerated Abandonment of FGM/C is being implemented have publicly declare abandonment of the practice since the initiative was launched in 2008 In the last couple of years, CEWHIN in collaboration with the CIRRDOC and with the support of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C): Accelerating Change, has organized a series of training workshops on the status of the law and the practice of FGM/C for officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence. 3: Estimating the obstetric costs of female genital mutilation in six African countries: 2003: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan: 4: FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/CUTTING IN SOMALIA: 2005: Somalia: 5: JOINT EVALUATION UNFPA-UNICEF JOINT PROGRAMME ON FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/CUTTING: ACCELERATING CHANGE 2008 - 2012: 2012: Kenya: