Feb 17, 2015, 10:54 AM
Gamcotrap and their partners from
Addressing journalists on the occasion, Dr. Isatou Touray,
executive director of Gamcotrap, said that her institution, with support from a
Spanish NGO called O'dam and The Council of Oviedo (
Zuleyka Piniella, project coordinator of O'dam, and her team visited the country to provide assistance and support to Gamcotrap's work and define new guidelines for 2009-2010.
Two officials of the Home Affairs Ministry of Catalonian Government namely Cristina Manresa chief police officer in Barcelona who works in human rights protection and Noemi Ayguasenosa, responsible for civil society relations and mediation in the state department visited the country at the invitation of Gamcotrap and O'dam to enhance the former 's work on the prevention of FGM and to explain the action protocol on the prevention of FGM as a key issue for women's equality in Catalonian, Spain.
The visit also accorded the team the opportunity to meet
representatives of 28 Gambain communities including those from Jarra West and
Kiang East as well as Kaif and
According to Zuleyka Piniella, FGM is a crime in
For Neomi Ayguasenosa and Cristina Manresa, its important to
explain the legal situation in
The press conference was attended by the staff of Gamcotrap.