International Conference on Female Genital Mutilation: Developing a political, legal and social environment to implement the Maputo Protocol

Documentation - Nairobi, 16-18 September 2004

H.E. Hon. Mwai Kibaki C.G.H., M.P. President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kenya (Delivered by the Honourable Vice President, H.E. Arthur Moody Awory)
Hon. Emma Bonino, MEP, Founder of No Peace Without Justice
Hon. Linah Jebii Kilimo, MP, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kenya
H.E. Carlo Calia, Ambassador of Italy to the Republic of Kenya
H.E. Bo Goransson, Ambassador of Sweden to the Republic of Kenya
The Role of the Ministry of Health in FGM Eradication: Dr. Hilton Jilo, Program Manager, Gender and Reproductive Rights, Division of Reproductive Health
The Role of the Council of Elders in the Fight Against FGM: A Case of Kuria District, By Jane Kamau, Project Coordinator, MOH/GTZ, Kenya  
Hon. Chiaru Ali Mwakwere, The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kenya
Thematic Session I - "After the Cairo Declaration: developing a legal and political environment for the eradication of FGM"
Thematic Session II - "Breaking the Myth: the role of communities, family, school and the media in transforming social conventions and promoting FGM abandonment"
Thematic Session III - "FGM as an issue of women's rights, gender and child protection: medicalisation as an impediment to the eradication of FGM"
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