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A Future Without Mutilation

Through the testimonies of Gambian health professionals, students, tutors and community leaders, empowered with knowledge, we can see a shift in opinions and attitudes towards a preventive approach, allowing us to envision a future without FGM/C.

English & Spanish

Initiation Without Mutilation

The documentary opens a window to a deeply rooted rite of passage for girls into womanhood, while offering a culturally sensitive alternative: to preserve the socio-cultural meaning of the practice that gives gender and ethnic identity, while the physical stage is excluded.

English, Spanish, Català, Mandinka, Wolof, Sarahole, Djola & Fula

Brufut Declaration

In 2009 the International Forum on Harmful Traditional Practices held in Brufut, The Gambia, engaged Government authorities, UN agencies, religious leaders and development partners in a comprehensive and courageous Public Declaration breaking the silence on FGM/C in the country.

English & Spanish

  • Brufut Declaration

Vital Cycle and Survival

As a result of an extensive ethnographic work in the regions of The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, this documentary provides a comprehensive perspective of people's ideas, thoughts and beliefs.