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dc.contributor.authorParvez Butt, Anam
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-27T17:03:14Z
dc.date.available2020-10-27T17:03:14Z
dc.date.issued2020-10-29
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-78748-586-0
dc.identifier.doi10.21201/2020.5860
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/621088
dc.description<html> <head> <title></title> </head> <body> <p>Tostan&#8217;s Community Empowerment Program (CEP) illustrates the transformational power of community-led participatory critical awareness raising and social learning processes to empower people, shift norms, behaviours, and inspire a wider movement. An estimated 5.5 million people across 8,830 communities across West Africa have publicly declared their abandonment of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and early marriage, and the movement is still growing. In Senegal, by 2011 5,315 communities had participated in 56 public declarations to abandon FGM/C and it fell by more than half in participating villages. The programme has also had a positive impact across other aspects of gender equality and in governance, education, health, environment, and economy in a range of West African countries communities from eight countries in Africa (Djibouti, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Somalia and Gambia).</p> </body> </html>en_US
dc.format.extent26en_US
dc.language.isoEnglishen_US
dc.publisherOxfam GBen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInspiring Better Futures
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/communities-changing-social-norms-to-end-female-genital-cutting-in-west-africa-621088
dc.subjectGenderen_US
dc.subjectGovernance and citizenshipen_US
dc.subjectHealthen_US
dc.subjectRightsen_US
dc.titleCommunities Changing Social Norms to End Female Genital Cutting in West Africaen_US
dc.typeCase studyen_US
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use. Can be shared outside Oxfamen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordGenderen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordSocial normsen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordFemale genital cuttingen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordFemale genital mutilationen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordEarly marriageen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordTostanen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordCommunityen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordParticipatoryen_US
oxfam.subject.keywordWest Africaen_US
refterms.dateFOA2020-10-29T00:00:00Z


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