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Women’s health project in Mogadishu

The Mother and Child Educational Care Project – being run by Mogadishu University – is supported by Grand Challenges Canada, which is funded by the Government of Canada.”

V-consult is a collaborating partner.

Recently, 400 university students attended a workshop on women’s rights and preventing FGM (female genital mutilation). Also, school visits have been carried out to several public schools to provide information to students and teachers. Especially about FGM which is NOT a part of Islamic teaching, but rather an ancient cultural tradition from pre-islamic times.

Attached are some pictures of our events in Mogadishu.

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