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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation_6th February 2019

  UNFPA/Sheila Mckinnon   Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. It reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes an extreme form of discrimination against women and girls.… Continue Reading International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation_6th February 2019

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2017 | United Nations

The 6th February is designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM. The 2017 theme is: “Building a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending FGM by 2030.”   About FGM, from the United Nations: Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises… Continue Reading International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2017 | United Nations

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