Hope, along with our partner Crowd2Map, takes the opportunity to participate in events throughout the year, and around the world, in order to raise awareness of FGM and our work to eradicate the practice in Tanzania. We will list links below to register for upcoming events that we will be involved in or would recommend attending. You can also see an archive of previous events.

Following events we have been involved in, we will also be sharing our reports here on the site.


Past events:

Map against FGM for Human Rights Day
10th December 2020

To mark the end of the 16 days of activism campaign against Gender Based Violence and Human Right’s Day, we collaborated with Crowd2Map for an online event and virtual mapathon to help map rural Tanzania to protect girls from FGM.


Rhobi talking at an earlier event

Debating Gender-Based Violence with male villagers in Northern Tanzania
December 2020

In December 2020, we held debates with 60 local men in Bonchugu village and Nyamburi village, Northern Tanzania, around the impact of female genital mutilation (FGM) and other forms of gender-based violence.
Read about these important debates here.


How Mapping Can Protect Girls from FGM
17th November 2020

This virtual event offered attendees an opportunity to hear from Crowd2Map founder Janet Chapman and FGM survivor and activist Rhobi Samwelly about how they are using OpenStreetMap and other open tools to help protect girls from FGM in rural Tanzania.
Read our event report here.


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