The Youth Say No to FGM

Tribute to Florence

UNGA Resolution on FGM Advocacy by IAC

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Excisées Guinée 2014

         New Generation without FGM & Child Marriage


High Level Advocay towards Africa's Heads of States

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in Bata, Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
His Excellency Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic

of Equatorial Guinea, granted an audience at the Presidential Palace, to the delegation

of the Inter-African Committee, composed of its President Mrs. Mariam Lamzana, and its

Executive Director Dr Morissanda Kouyaté.

In a warm African ambiance, the delegation thanked the President for his support to the actions

of the Inter-African Committee, particularly the process that led to the adoption of the

UN Resolution prohibiting Female Genital Mutilation.

We had the great honor to give a speech at the National Congress that is taking place in Bata.
The Struggle continues !
















International conference on female genital mutilation and child marriage


Strengthening the Bridge between Africa and the World to Accelerate Zero Tolerance to FGM and Child Marriage


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 24 - 26 of April 2014






We, members of National Committees and affiliates of the Inter African Committee, activists, members of civil society, members of parliaments, representatives of governments and international organizations from:


Angola, Benin, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Denmark, Djibouti, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Italy, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, The Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States of America, having participated in the international conference on female genital mutilation and forced and child marriage Strengthening the Bridge between Africa and the World to Accelerate Zero Tolerance towards FGM and Child Marriage organized in Ouagadougou on 24-26 April 2014 by the Inter-African Committee (IAC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ), under the High Patronage of the First Lady of Burkina Faso, Her Excellency Mme Chantal Compaoré, with the support of the Minister of Social Action and National Solidarity of Burkina Faso and the financial support of the Italian Development Cooperation, as well as UNICEF, UNFPA and the Islamic Development Bank;



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Beautiful celebration of the International Day of the Girl 2016


In Lusaka, Zambia, this October 11, 2016, we celebrated the International Day of the Girl in the best way. Organized by the African Union, the workshop to evaluate progress of the African Union campaign to end child marriage was a great event supported by the Government of Zambia.


Identified as trainer of the member countries of the African Union on practices affecting the health of women and children, the Inter-African Committee, which I represent in this forum received the congratulations of the African Union.


This workshop which brings together national delegates, African civil society and development partners is a major step forward in the implementation of the African campaign to end child marriage.





An African society in which african women and children fully enjoy they human rights to live free from harmful traditional practices.



To promote gender equality and contribute to the improvement of the health status, social, economic, political, human rights and quality of life of African women and children through elimination of harmful traditional practices and the promotion of beneficial ones.

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