Members of the Dutch Parliament, led by Hon Kathleen Ferrier, came together with Dutch-based organisations, the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa (AWEPA) and the Humanist Institute for Co-operation with Developing Countries (Hivos), to revive the political debate among policy makers and parliamentarians about the abandonment of FGM and to unmask its inaccuracies.
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Hon. Marit Maij is a Dutch politician and former management consultant, diplomat as well as civil servant. As a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) she has been an MP since September 20, 2012.
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MP Ingrid de Caluwé
Hon. de Caluwé is a member of the Liberal Party (VVD) . She has been an MP since 1 June 2011. She focuses on matters of development aid, aviation, harbors and ship transport.