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Ban FGM: for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation

Burkina Faso

Initiative timeframe: 2013/2017

Total initiative costs

€ 1,500,000.0
Reparted as
  • Loans -
  • Grants € 1,500,000.0

Dati finanziari aggiornati al 6.11.2015


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Burkina Faso


Country and Region: Burkina Faso Multi Project Country: Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal

the objective of the project is to foster the engagement of national governments and parliaments to promote the adoption of laws banning the female genital mutilation. Millennium Goal G3 - PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY AND EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN Millennium Target T1 - ELIMINATE GENDER DISPARITY IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION PREFERABLY BY 2005, AND IN ALL LEVELS BY 2015. read more close

Main outcome

1.The development or revision of national legislation against FGM, in line with the provisions of art. 4 Resolution 67/146 2.The development of skills and capacity to implement the law on the part of institutional actors responsible, in accordance with Article. 2 Resolution 3.Il improving the capacity of national and local institutions for monitoring and reporting on violations of the ban on FGM, in accordance with Article 12 of Resolution

Initiative data

Initiative number 010134
Purpose Human rights
Sector I.5.a. Government & Civil Society-general, Total


Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority Voix des Femmes (Burkina Faso) and the equivalent organizations in the individual countries benefiting from the project
Representative -
Other financiers NGO, THERE'S NO PEACE WITHOUT JUSTICE: 642857.15


The direct beneficiaries of the project will be human rights activists who fight against FGM; Members of Parliament, staff of the relevant ministries and government committees; the media; the representatives of the judicial system and law enforcement agencies and other relevant institutions involved. The indirect beneficiaries include women, girls and girls who have suffered or are at risk of being subjected to FGM; community members; families and family who make the decisions for girls and girls entrusted to them; the community as a whole, including boys and men.

Title € Committed € Used
BanFGM: for the abolishment of female genital mutilation 1,500,003 1,486,269