About the webinar:
"Building Relationships through Innovative Development of Gender-Based Violence Awareness in Europe - BRIDGE" is a regional project aiming to strengthen the statutory response to gender-based violence (GBV) affecting children and youth on the move in EU countries.
The BRIDGE project is supported by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) and is carried out in five countries:
- Belgium (under the coordination of Defence for Children International – DCI Belgium and Fedasil);
- Greece (under the coordination of Arsis – Association for the Social Support of Youth);
- Hungary (under the coordination of Terre des hommes Regional Office for Europe as project lead);
- Malta (under the coordination of Kopin Malta);
- Romania (under the coordination of Terre des hommes Romania).
As part of the BRIDGE project, a series of webinars will be organized to discuss the issues of GBV and share good practices. The first webinar in this series will take place on June 12th, with a start at 2pm CEST focusing on female genital mutilation (FGM) and the fight against this gender-based violence.
The purpose is to present a concrete experience of work, prevention, and sensitization on FGM. We will present you an association (le GAMS Belgique) that works in the FGM field with a global approach of this issue: their way to work, their tools, the results they have obtained and the difficulties they have faced. The interventions will be based on the Belgian situation but their aim will be to give to professionals, associations and other organizations, keys to help them manage FGM-related situations and inspire them in their work.
Join us to learn about GAMS’ community work with the community workshops and the training of community relays, how GAMS work with professionals and what tools they have developed!
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