15-16 December 2005: Bamako, Mali
The Government of Mali, through the Ministry responsible for Women, Children and Family Affairs, and in cooperation with local partners fighting against excision, in particular with AMSOPT, in the organisation of a sub-regional conference on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). This conference is scheduled to take place in Bamako from 15-16 December 2005. The Government of Mali has created an ad hoc national committee for the preparation of the conference.
February 2006: Kenya
Launch of Digest in Kenya organised by the UNICEF Kenya office
24 February 2006: Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
UNICEF and the Ministry of Social Action and National Solidarity, the Secrétariat Permanent du Comité national de Lutte contre le Pratique de l'Excision, the Fédération Nationale des Groupements Naam, the Radio la Voix du Paysan, will launch the report in Ouahigouya.