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The Coalition against FGM

The NGO Coalition against FGM includes more than 87 NGOs all over Egypt, working on FGM from various angles depending on their main field of work, like for example development, health, reproductive health, youth and girl's empowerment

Vision

Egyptian community free of all sorts of Gender based discrimination & violence especially FGM

Goal

The coalition aims at gathering efforts to support NGOs working on ending gender based Discrimination & violence through a framework that guarantees participation of all members in favor of creating a successful active intervention to abandon FGM & GBV.

How we work

The coalition works through the social norms framework with a comprehensive & complementary school based model

  1. Each Partner NGO chooses a governmental school in one of the intervention areas in cooperation with the MOE & based on case management to the school & its catchment areas.
  2. NGOs Provide financial & educational support to at least 30 children at risk of education abandonment in each school in addition to building their capacities to prevent their education abandonment, Children at risk are assessed through case management & NGOs reports.
  3. NGOs design & implement weekly awareness programs that target parents & stakeholders (Teachers, social workers, school management, Health workers & all who work with children…) activities are based in schools of intervention.
  4. Partner NGOs organize Medical convoys to support the medical & awareness needs of the intervention areas.
  5. The coalition supports NGOs & partner entities through capacity building on integrating Anti GBV messages in different programs which guarantees efficacy in messages delivery.
  6. The coalition aims to establish & strengthen a psycho-social, Legal & financial support system for gender based violence survivors & specially FGM
  7. The coalition works on monitoring women status in Egypt & all violations to their rights, In addition to issuing recommendations to the concerned entities for improvement of women status & ending all forms of violence according to the conventions & agreements Egypt signed on internationally through holding consultations with NGOs representatives & trained midwives in different governorates. 
  8. Coalition works on youth engagement & activation of their role in ending Gender based violence & technical support to their initiatives.
  9. Advocacy on the decision making & policy makers’ level in FGM/C & GBV.

Partnerships

The coalition is in partnership with many Key entities working on women issues through partnerships, for example:

  1. National council for women
  2. National population council
  3. Ministry of higher education
  4. Ministry of education
  5. Population council
  6. General NGOs union
  7. IFMSA
  8. Ma3looma
  9. UNFPA
  10. WGF
  11. UNICEF
  12. Spanish cooperation

Background

The coalition started in 1/1/2009 with 3 phases the first was completed by the end of 2009, second & third were implemented in 2010 with the support of UNFPA.

The coalition started with 10 NGOs & reached to 67 NGO inside & outside Cairo.

  • 2009 Progress
  1. Training 85 NGO personnel on Anti-FGM messages
  2. Training 38 Physicians through the Doctors against FGM/C program
  3. Raising awareness on FGM complications for 450 Beneficiary from both sexes.
  4.  Advocacy activities with 89 Decision makers & media personnel on FGM.
  • 2010 Progress
  1. Training 270 NGOs caliber on anti FGM messages
  2. Training 116 Physician through the Doctors against FGM/C program
  3. Awareness program 1300 targeted beneficiary from both sexes
  4. Advocacy activities with 286 Decision makers & media personnel on FGM.
  • 2011 Progress
  1. Training 300 NGO personnel on Anti-FGM messages
  2. Training 101 Physicians through the Doctors against FGM/C program
  3. Raising awareness on FGM complications for 1350 Beneficiary from both sexes.
  4. Advocacy activities with 180 Decision makers & media personnel on FGM.
  5. Muppet Theatre TOT to 14 of NGO youth.
  6. Training 20 young people on data collection for research purposes.
  7. Conducting art & sports day for 130 children
  8. Holding 4 Medical convoys in Menofya governorate (Ashmon), (Armant) in luxor governorate, Convoys included awareness activities.
  • 2012-2013 Progress

In cooperation with the National population council, National council for women, Ministry of education & Ministry of higher education

Community awareness

Community awareness are led by the coalition NGOs experts team in all development fields, It targets Parents & school executives also higher institutes students.

Seminars content is mostly about Gender based violence ex. FGM/C, Domestic violence, sexual harassment… etc. in addition to civil rights, Hygiene, Child behavior, education, Sexual & reproductive health, Illegal immigration & human development

Coalition executed  110 Seminar with total beneficiary of 2462

Support to the most at risk children (Tutorial support & summer activities):

Tutorial support targets children at risk of school abandonment aiming at their re-inclusion in the educational process, 84 Tutorial classes were conducted for 300 Children of equal sexes.

Summer activities targets children in schools of intervention & its catchment area to build their capacity & integrate messages in the educational process in a very interactive way, 77 activitiy was conducted targeting 1222 beneficiary.

Support to most at risk families (Medical convoys & financial support)

It targets the poor families which face danger of their children school abandonment & child labor through paying children school fees& provide them with all school needs, 190 child benifited of that component.

Medical convoys target population of the catchment areas to raise awareness on health issues, Periodic check up & awareness on ending violence against women & children, 6 convoys were conducted for 1000 benificiary.

Social media

The coalition work on targeting the social media users by awareness & advocacy in GBV cases.

Facebook  recorded 494990 outreach, Youtube also recorded 3263 outreach.

Advocacy & media

The coalition participated in the high level meeting to put the international strategy on FGM abandonment in Rome 2013.

United Nations Experts meeting on women health in Mexico 2013

11th international dialogue on the women face of youth unemployment in Berlin 2013

More than 50 national & international newspapers & media channels featured coalition activities & GBV cases in Egypt responding to its increase.

 Kamla

Kamla Campaign is an initiative of the coalition aims at supporting & intensifying efforts of FGM/C & GBV abandonment through advocacy & public awareness activities during the June & February which contains the national & international Zero FGM tolerance day.

Kamla has been implemented on ground in 11 governorates (PortSaid, Menofya, Ismailia, Qualiobia, Giza, Cairo, Luxor, Qena, Sohag, Assuit, Menya)

In 2013 Kamla Campaign included hearing sessions aiming at needs assessment of the local communities in upper Egypt in addition to identifying obstacles & opportunities of development in the fields of SRH & design programs that are context sensitive, 78 of NGOs representatives, Health directories, Education directories, Ra’edat refyat, National council for women & National population council representatives in governorates attended & placed their input.

Decision makers Advocacy workshops aimed at placing community needs as priorities & present recommendations & action plans by the decision makers themselves, Decision makers included Representatives of Ministry of health & population, Representatives of Ministry of education, Community leaders, religious people, NGOs representatives, Gynecologists & obstetricians, Lawyers, Ministry of interior representatives).

Community awareness included online & offline components which targeted people in rural & slum areas through theatre plays, songs, Peer education & online tools.

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