Support for the Center’s innovative program to empower women and girls in the Kuria region of southwestern Kenya by addressing issues of education, violence, early marriage, and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C).
Support for two community-based empowerment projects focused on the abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) being implemented in conjunction with the Government of Senegal’s National Action Plan to eliminate FGM/C by 2015.
Support for efforts to promote the global abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) through spearheading fresh media coverage, assembling an advocacy coalition and cultivating increased funding from the European donor community.
Support for innovative education and leadership training programs for Maasai girls in Kenya, as well as outreach programs focused on human rights abuses such as child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting.
Project support to bolster the organization’s European office and outreach to inter-marrying diaspora communities, in part through screenings of a powerful new film produced in partnership with RESPECT, a Belgian NGO. The organization’s human rights education and community empowerment approach has led to pledges to abandon FGM/C in over 4,000 African communities.