TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON DE-MEDICALIZATION OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION/CUTTING

Date and time: 
Fri, 2014-12-19 (All day)
Location / Venue: 

Health workers training NakuruHealth workers training Nakuru

ACCAF held a training workshop in Nakuru that drew together 29 health care providers from five counties - Narok, Samburu, Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot and Baringo - that are part of the target counties for FGM/C abandonment in UNFPA-UNICEF Joint 8th Country programme. The workshop aimed at sensitizing health care providers on the medicalization of FGM/C, sourcing their experiences, and understanding their role in accelerating the abandonment of FGM/C.

 

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2015-12-19 10:17
Contact Person: 

Vera

ACCAF CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON HEALTHCARE AND PREVENTIVE MEASURES FOR FGM/C 21ST -22ND NOVEMBER 2014

Date and time: 
Fri, 2014-11-21 14:15
Location / Venue: 

Mauche Njoro: NovemberMauche Njoro: November

ACCAF is in Mauche Nakuru County holding a consultative workshop on healthcare and preventive measures for female genital mutilation. The workshop has brought about Chiefs, Community leaders, Pastors, Youth Leaders, and Teachers from the community. The community had seen a re-emergence of the practice hence ACCAF has been working since March this year to help stem the practice. The church had been working towards ending the practice with great success but a number of factors particularly inter tribal clashes has influenced its re-emergence. 

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2014-11-21 14:15

MEN AND BOYS FOR GENDER JUSTICE

Date and time: 
Thu, 2014-11-13 09:09
Location / Venue: 

2nd men engage global symposium2nd men engage global symposiumIndia Habitat Centre, New Delhi,

 

Prof. Jaldesa Guyo ACCAF coordinator is currently in India attending the 2nd Men Engage global symposium 2014. The symposium brought about researchers and practitioners, advocates and activists, government representatives and the donor community to share experiences, evidence and insights and seek direction on how men and boys can creatively contribute to gender equality. Involvement of men is key in the fight against FGM as they are also indirectly involved.

The event was hosted by MenEngage and the Centre for Health and Social Justice

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2015-11-13 09:09
Contact Person: 

Vera

International Conference on Research, Healthcare and Preventive Measures for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting - and Support for Capacity Strengthening of Leadership and Research in Africa

Date and time: 
Mon, 2011-10-17 09:48
Location / Venue: 

International Conference-MayfairInternational Conference-Mayfair

Held on 17-19 October 2011, at Nairobi’s Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel, the conference consisted of nine sessions, including individual presentations and round-table discussions
(see annex). Speakers addressed global challenges, the quality of research, efforts to eliminate the
practice in Africa, obstetric and other complications, reconstructive surgery, medical and surgical treatment of long-term complications, FGM/C and HIV, work against

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2015-10-23 09:48
Contact Person: 

Vera

Consultative Workshop

Date and time: 
Tue, 2014-10-21 10:31
Location / Venue: 

Mauche, Njoro

Consultative Workshop on Healthcare and Preventive Measures for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting held in Mauche- Njoro. The consultative workshop is organized and conducted by Africa Coordinating Centre for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (ACCAF). The training was dubbed Consultative Workshop on Healthcare and Prevention of FGM/C because it is providing a platform for the community’s representatives to share their ideas and challenges faced in their effort to spearhead the abandonment of FGM/C in their area.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2015-10-08 10:31
Contact Person: 

Vera

Dr. Jaldesa Guyo has been invited by HM Government in collaboration with UNICEF for this year Girl Summit 2014 in the UK

Date and time: 
Tue, 2014-07-15 10:03
Location / Venue: 

United Kingdom

Dr. Jaldesa Guyo,  ACCAF Coordinator

Dr. Jaldesa has been invited as one of the FGM/C ambassadors in this year girl summit which is to be hosted in the UK in July.  The summit is aimed at mobilising domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) within a generation.

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2017-12-31 10:03

Commemoration of Zero Tolerance day on FGM

Date and time: 
Wed, 2014-03-05 09:35
Location / Venue: 

Yaounde, Cameroon

ACCAF was successfully launched to African delegates on 6th February 2014 during the sixth African Sexual Health and Rights Conference in Yaounde, Cameroon and also marked the commemoration Zero Tolerance Day to FGM.

Click Here to view a gallery of the event

 

Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2014-12-24 09:35

ACCAF Advisory Board Meeting

Date and time: 
Wed, 2014-03-05 09:04
Location / Venue: 

Cameroon, Yaounde

ACCAF team from the University of Nairobi held a consultative meeting in Yaounde , Cameroon with the international advisory board of the centre. those present included, Heli Bathija from GFMER, Nesrin Varol of University of Sydney, Nafi Diop of UNFPA/UNICEF joint program and DR Geoerges Guilla of ISSP, Ouagadougou. ACCAF was launched by the University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya on 10 December 2013.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2015-03-05 09:04
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