Types of Violence - - Europe

Guide to good and promising practices aimed at preventing and combating female genital violation and forced marriage

21.08.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

This document contains strategic guidance on the principals and characteristics of an integrated response in preventing, combating and addressing the effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and forced Marriages (FM). The guide is mainly addressed to policy makers and public authorities in the Council of Europe member states as an aid to their process in developing regional strategies and strengthening their existing ones, as well as collaborating at a regional of international level. It may also be useful for NGOs involved in advocacy and lobbying.

The document also contains the Declaration of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe member states on the need to intensify the efforts to prevent and combat female genital mutilation and forced marriage in Europe.


  • Type of publication : Toolbox / Methodological guide
  • Author : Council of Europe
  • Publishing house : Council of Europe
  • Publication date : 2018
  • Number of pages : 150
  • Language : English and french


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