Year: 2015

Erik Norberg gets SSMF grant

Erik Norberg has been awarded with a 3-year grant from the Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF). The grant is 3 million SEK and was awarded to 4 researchers in the medical field of research in Sweden.

Thomas J. Dodd Prize

Tostan and former president Bill Clinton to be awarded the seventh biennial Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights . Tostan, along with former president Bill Clinton, will be awarded the Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights at the University of Connecticut next month. The award is given biennially by …

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121 Communities Declare Abandonment of FGC and Childmarriage

In December 121 communities in Northern Senegal declared their abandonment of FGC and child/forced marriage! Of these only 20 participated in Tostans Community Empowerment Program (CEP) while the other 101 villages were adopted.  On a sunny Sunday afternoon in the remote village of Velingara Ferlo, 121 communities from the department of Ranerou in Northern Senegal …

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