Core Objectives

The organization’s vision is to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation.

Is to promote and to protect the quality of life, the rights and dignity of girls and women, and to insure their freedom from all coercion.

  • To abolish Female Genital Mutilation/Gender based violence act.
  • To promote respect for human dignity and equality of all human beings…………………..
  • The Association for the Termination of Female Genital Mutilation (ATFGM) was established as an answer to the demand of some parents of the Kurya Community who did not want their daughters to be mutilated, and to some girls who also asked for protection to The Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul in Tanzania, as they did not want to undergo the forced Female Genital Mutilation. The Catholic Bishop of Diocese of Musoma, during his pastoral visitation at Rogoro parish in 2008, preached publicly against all forms of discrimination in Kurya society especially Female Genital Mutilation and child marriage, which affect development of girls and women……