Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (IAC)
|ECOSOC Status:||Special Consultative|
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||(HQ) 145 rue de Lausanne,
c/o Economic Commission for Africa/ ATRCW
P.O. Box 3001
||The Programme strategies are based on experiences gained from working at local, national and international levels. The following areas are emphasized:
An integrated and holistic approach that relates to conventions, plans and platforms for action, and international agreements aimed at eliminating violence against women Awareness raising through information, education, and communication taking into account local realities and varying cultural contexts that advocate attitudinal change. Forging alliances with relevant organizations and governments for strengthening collaborative work. Developing programmes for action oriented research upon which effective intervention can be designed . Advocating for meaningful protective legal measures to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) and other practices. Producing, developing amd distributing information materials. Capacity building of National Committees. Producing educational materials including films.