Helpful documents and materials

Statement opposing female genital mutilation, which explains to parents, relatives and friends – including in your home country – that female circumcision is forbidden in Germany. Available in 13 languages, for download:  www.hamburg.de/opferschutz/12138124/
schutzbrief-gegen-genitalverstuemmelung/

The statement was developed by the City of Hamburg, but the information is valid for the whole of Germany.

Links to information and materials in different languages

TERRE DES FEMMES, “We Protect Our Daughters”
Educational brochure for communities in 7 languages
www.frauenrechte.de/tdf-online-shop/weibliche-genitalverstuemmelung/
praeventionsbroschuere-fgm-wir-schuetzen-unsere-toechter-mehrere-sprachfassungen

TERRE DES FEMMES/GAMS Belgium, Diariatou in the Face of Tradition
Comic strip on the subject of FGM, suitable for readers from 14 years old
www.frauenrechte.de/tdf-online-shop/weibliche-genitalverstuemmelung/comic-diariatou-zum-thema-weibliche-genitalverstuemmelung

City of Vienna, “I Protect My Daughter”
Folder for parents and relatives of girls from countries where female circumcision is practiced
www.wien.gv.at/gesundheit/beratung-vorsorge/frauen/frauengesundheit/
schwerpunkte/gewalt/fgm.html

Forward UK, “Keeping Your Girls Safe from FGM: Summer holidays, the law and YOU
English pocket guide against female genital mutilation
www.forwarduk.org.uk/forward-publications/keeping-your-girls-safe-from-fgm

Forward UK, FGM and Islam Leaflet
Brochure explaining the Islamic position on FGM
www.forwarduk.org.uk/forward-publications/fgm-and-islam-leaflet

Forward UK, “My body, my rules”, FGM animation
www.forwarduk.org.uk/forward-publications/my-body-my-rules-2015-fgm-animation

Janet Fyle (Royal College of Midwives), in collaboration with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), survivors of FGM, NGOs and a variety of local community partners, short animated films
www.wovenink.co.uk/endfgm-animations

Excision – parlons-en!
Information for affected girls and women
www.alerte-excision.org

Stratégies concertées MGF, Pas d’excision pour ma fille
Folder addressing parents and relatives of girls from countries where female circumcision is practiced
www.strategiesconcertees-mgf.be/wp-content/uploads/GAMS-depliant-excFR13Web.pdf