Female Integrity



Sep 27 2017 - Seminar on female genital mutilation in Sweden and Somaliland

On September 27, ActionAid, UN Women nk Sweden Local Association Uppsala and Female Integrity RISK Uppsala arrange a seminar to pay attention to and discuss methods to stop female genital mutilation in Sweden.

During the seminar, three invited language pipes from Somaliland will share their experiences from the work on female genital mutilation in Somaliland.

Location: Census on Västra Ågatan 16, 753 09 Uppsala

Time: September 27 at 17:00 to 19:00

Fika will be served. Register before 25 September by sending a mail to johanna.danielsson@actionaid.org

Programme in Swedish (new window)


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Kaffebönor rostas under etiopisk kaffecerenomi

Feb 6 2017 – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Help us acknowledg the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation by joining out one-day seminar on the topic of ending FGM.

Place: Hotell & Vandrarhem Centralstation, Bangårdsgatan 13, Uppsala

Time: February 6, from 9 am

Register by sending an email to: femaleintegrity@telia.com or by phone: 0705-68 42 44

Read the programme (In Swedish. Opens in a new Window.)


Ethiopian coffee ceremony

Sep 10 2016 - Ethiopian coffee ceremony at Culture night

On Saturday the annual Culture night is hold in Uppsala and the organization SIU celebrates 30 years by inviting everyone to a day full of interesting events.

Female Integrity arranges a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony at 15:25.

Register by sending an email to: femaleintegrity@telia.com


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Oct 10 2015 - Seeking Artists/Photographers

END FGM European Network, which Female Integrity is a member of, are seeking artists/photographers for a photo exhibition on the theme "Building bridges to end female genital mutilation".

Read more on END FGM European Network's website

AWEPAs hemsida

Oct 12 2013 - First meeting of Change Agents Sweden

Today was the first meeting of the Swedish Change Agents. Change is an EU project aiming to spread knowledge and work for an abolishment of FGM through "Change Agents".

AWEPA's website

Oct 11 2013 - International Day of the Girl Child

Today is the International Day of the Girl Child.

Read more at AWEPA's website.

Press release

Apr 17 2013 - Press release

TERRE DES FEMMES is launching an international project on Female Genital Mutilation within African communities in the European Union.

Read the press release.

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Jan 24 2013 - Workshop about Fighting Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

At Thursday January 24 2013 RISK together with Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University arranges a workshop on the topic Fighting Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt. Place: Ihre-Hall, Thunbergsv. 3H, Engelska Parken, Uppsala

Read the invitation (PDF document).

Nov 23 2011 - FGM in the news

Our sister organisation RISK is writing about recent news about FGM around the world.
Read the article.

May 21 2011 - Euronet Stockholm Panel

On may 21 a round table discussion was held on the topic: Building Bridges between Europe and Africa, here is a short summery of the discussion.

Dec 25 2010 - END FGM Campaign

On the occasion of International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women, Amnesty International’s END FGM European Campaign has launched a Europe-wide action to raise at least 8,000 signatures on rose petals in solidarity with the 8,000 girls and women worldwide who are forcibly subjected to the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) every day.

Sign the form or read more about the campaign.

May 9 2010 - END FGM publication release: Ending FGM to promote the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals

This campaign digest, released on the occasion of Mother's Day, addresses the need to address FGM as an underlying cause of the lack of progress on the Millennium Development Goals. In particular, FGM and its ill-effects prevent achievement of MDG 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Realted information:
United Nations Millennium Development Goals

Feb 5 2010 - END FGM strategy launched

In advance of International Day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation (FGM) on 6 February, Amnesty International's END FGM European Campaign calls on European leaders to support its strategy to protect young girls and women affected by FGM.

END FGM is a campaign run by Amnesty International Ireland, in partnership with non-governmental organisations across the European Union and Female Integrity is one of these NGOs.

The campaign's website

Contact: femaleintegrity@telia.com