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;