MESOP TODAY’S RECOMMENDATION : Meeting of anti-FGM Teams in Sulaimania, As Sulaymaniyah, Iraq (Click for pics)

On 27. of January members of eight mobile teams from all over Iraqi-Kurdistan and Kirkuk met in Wadi office to discuss the next steps how to combat Female Genital Mutilation. This is part of an ongoing campaign funded by UNICEF and Hivos. – Suaad Abdulrahman, Wadi’s Women Project Co-ordinator explained the concept of establishing Free FGM Villages. Until now seven of such villages exist in Iraqi-Kurdistan, this year it is planned to create at least five more Free FGM Communities. For more information see: