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Within the framework of
our project an interesting
report about our work
appeared on ARD’s
Weltspiegel on
February 5, 2006.
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Link to ARD Weltspiegel

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“As Friends to Kenya”
Black & White together
– a contribution to
sustainable development.
This project makes it
possible for women to
share everyday life and
culture with Kenyan
families via a
sixteen-day trip.


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Center for PROFS

with the research – and practice projects FINK (Women in Kenya) and
Terra Sana Feminis, University of Applied Sciences Fulda

Director: Prof. Dr. Muthgard Hinkelmann-Toewe


The Center feels committed to the aims of the great UN-World-Conferences
(WCW Nairobi ’85, ICPD Kairo ’94, Social Summit Copenhagen ’95, WCW Bejing
’95 and their following processes). It researches for scientific insights that
contribute to the de-facto implementation of equal rights of gender and
prepares them in such a way that they can be put in practice immediately.

  • Study on development policy 1986. “Cultural structures and
    characteristics of the Luo, Kisii and Kuria and the consequences on
    living contexts and development perspectives of women - reflected
    and analysed from the perspective of these very women”
  • Since 1986 Germanwide public relations work on FGM
  • Development of concepts for projects of development cooperation in
    dialogue with the beneficiaries and monitoring of the practical
  • Development of the further-education Psycho-social further Teacher’s
    Training Prgramme on basis of the value-centered approach to
    overcome FGM. The further education participants are trained to be
    multipliers, who enable men and women of their ethnic community to
    awareness- and action-change in respect ot the esteem of girls and
    women, the female body, the clitoris and the sustainable overcoming
    of FGM.
  • Keynote-speech on „1. International Conference on FGM“ 2004, Nairobi
  • Networking
    Member of the German network to overcome Female Genital Mutilation
    (INTEGRA) and member of the netowrk for deelopment policies Hessen
    (EPN), and others.
    international :
    UNFPA, UNICEF, UNIFEM; WEDO, Population Institute, and others
  • Consultative Status with the UNITED NATIONS.

German Website: www.weibliche-genitalverstuemmelung-ueberwinden.com

Mrs Prof. Dr. Muthgard Hinkelmann-Toewe
Celebrations 2004:
Prof. Dr. Muthgard
Hinkelmann- Toewe,
project initiator, in
conversation with
saved Kisii girls.

Visit from
MdEP Alexander Alvaro

MdEP Alvaro besucht das Projekt in Kenia

Link to the report

The Fulda-Mosocho-Project
is nominated for
the Sakharov-Prize 2006

The Sakharov-Prize

Read here

Celebrations 2005: certificates are presented to saved girls

In just four years over
4,000 girls have been
protected from
female genital circumcision.


Contact: Prof. Dr. Muthgard Hinkelmann-Toewe | Fulda-Mosocho-Projekt | Phone: +49661-65062
LebKom e. V. - Scharnhorststraße 11 - 36037 Fulda - Germany - Phone: +49661-64125 - Fax: +49661-6790091
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