New Generation without FGM & Child Marriage
Farewell Pioneers Anti-FGM/ Adieu Pionnières anti-MGF
Florence Ali, Amna Abderhamane, Efua Dorkenoo, Dr. Mariam Alladoumgué we swear to continue the long and difficult walk we started together for thirty long years, toward a world without FGM; a world free of violence against women and girls; a world of equality, dignity and respect for all women and girls in Africa and the world.
Florence Ali, Amna Aberhamane, Efua Dorkenoo, Dr Mariam Alladoumgué, nous jurons de poursuivre la longue et difficile marche que nous avons commencée ensemble depuis trente longues années, vers un monde sans MGF; un monde débarrassé de violences contre les femmes et les filles; un monde d'égalité, de dignité et de respect, pour toutes les femmes et les filles d'Afrique et du monde.
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;