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Recently registered charity

Gmc Charity To End Fgm

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1176359

Contact details

Public address

  • 40 Brecknock Road, London, N7 0DD

Aims & activities

GMC activities primarily involve helping to organize FGM/C Religious Leaders Summits across the African continent, is an event that brings together high-level leaders including Heads of State, nationally influential religious leaders and high-profile media personalities, to create a national consensus on the need for the complete abandonment on ending FGM.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Charitable objects

1. FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT TO PROMOTE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PEOPLE WORKING IN JOURNALISTIC MEDIA IN AFRICA AND ACROSS THE WORLD TO ENABLE THEM MORE EFFECTIVELY TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE DANGERS TO PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH CAUSED BY THE PRACTICE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION, THROUGH: 1.1 INFORMATION GIVING AND SPECIALISED MEDIA TRAINING; 1.2 THE PROVISION OF SMALL AMOUNTS OF FUNDING FOR ACTIVISTS, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND BROADCASTERS TO ENABLE THEM TO BUILD LOCAL TEAMS AND TAKE MORE EFFECTIVE ACTION AND TO EXPLAIN VIA BROADCAST MEDIA THE LINKS BETWEEN FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND MATERNAL AND CHILD MORTALITY, FISTULA, INFERTILITY AND MENSTRUAL COMPLICATIONS; AND 2. THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF GOOD PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH IN WOMEN AND GIRLS BY: 2.1 PROVIDING TECHNICAL ADVICE AND WORKING CLOSELY WITH ACTIVISTS AND BROADCASTERS AROUND THE WORLD AND ESPECIALLY IN AFRICA TO BUILD TEAMS ON A LOCAL LEVEL WITH THE AIM OF CREATING GREATER REACH FOR MESSAGING ABOUT THE IMPACT OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN THEIR COUNTRY; 2.2 PRODUCING MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS WHICH OPEN UP CONVERSATIONS ABOUT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AT THE LOCAL, NATIONAL AND GLOBAL LEVEL IN ORDER TO GENERATE CHANGE AND WORK TOWARDS A WORLD WHICH IS FREE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND 2.3 PROMOTING AWARENESS TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING ABOUT THE LIFE-THREATENING DANGERS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION AND TO DISCOURAGE AND ELIMINATE THE NEGATIVE SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT CONFORM AND ACCEPT THIS PRACTICE.

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 19 Dec 2017 as amended on 26 Mar 2019

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Other names

Gmc Charity

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Burkina Faso
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Mali
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • The Gambia